External anti virus sample settings

Overview

This page contains a list of virus command line examples which works with hMailServer.

AVG Free 7

Command line: "C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Free\avgscan.exe" /EXT=* /NOBOOT /NOMEM /SCAN /NOSELF /NOHIMEM /ARC "%FILE%"

Return value: 6

AVG Free 8

Note that earlier versions of AVG Free 8's avgscanx.exe did not return a value indicating whether a virus was found or not. To be able to use the command line below, make sure you have an up to date version of AVG Free 8. As of 2008-07-07, the version published on http://free.avg.com/ is up to date.

Command line: "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgscanx.exe" /EXT=* /NOBOOT /NOMEM /SCAN="%FILE%" /NOSELF /NOHIMEM /ARC

Return value: 5

AVG Free 9.0

Command line: "C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgscanx.exe" /EXT=* /NOBOOT /NOMEM /SCAN="%FILE%" /NOSELF /NOHIMEM /ARC

Return value: 5

AVG 2016 Biz edition

Command Line "C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\Av\avgscana.exe" /EXT=* /SCAN="%FILE%" /ARC

Return Value: 5

 

To test that your AntiVirus install is working

Use the test button in hMailsevrer>> AntiVirus >> External Virus Scanner, which will test using the EICAR simulated virus.

Or use one of the many web sites who will send the EICAR simulated virus, including http://www.aleph-tec.com/eicar/index.php

 

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