NAME¶cyr_virusscan - Cyrus IMAP documentation
Scan for viruses using configured virus scanner or manage infected messages using search criteria.
cyr_virusscan [ -C config-file ] [ -s imap-search-string ] [ -r [ -n] ] [-v] [ mboxpattern1 ... ]
DESCRIPTION¶cyr_virusscan can be used to invoke an external virus scanner (currently only ClamAV is supported) to scan specified IMAP mailboxes. If no mboxpattern is given, cyr_virusscan works on all mailboxes.
Alternately, with the -s option, the IMAP SEARCH string will be used as a specification of messages which are assumed to be infected, and will be treated as such. The virus scanner is not invoked. Useful for removing messages without a distinct signature, such as Phish.
A table of infected messages will be output.
To remove infected messages, use the -r flag. Infected messages will be expunged from the user's mailbox.
With the notify flag, -n, notifications will be appended to the inbox of the mailbox owner, containing message digest information for the affected mail. This flag is only works in combination with -r.
cyr_virusscan reads its configuration options out of the imapd.conf(5) file unless specified otherwise by -C.
Note that Cyrus does not ship with any virus scanners: you need to install one separately to make use of it with Cyrus.
- -C config-file
- Use the specified configuration file config-file rather than the default imapd.conf(5).
- Notify mailbox owner of deleted messages via email. This flag is only operable in combination with -r.
- Remove infected messages.
- -s imap-search-string
- Rather than scanning for viruses, messages matching the search criteria will be treated as infected.
- Produce more verbose output
cyr_virusscan -r -n user/bovik
cyr_virusscan -r -n -s 'SUBJECT "Fedex"' user/bovik
HISTORY¶Virus scan support was first introduced in Cyrus version 3.0.
SEE ALSO¶imapd.conf(5), master(8), ClamAV
AUTHOR¶The Cyrus Team, Nic Bernstein (Onlight)
COPYRIGHT¶1993-2017, The Cyrus Team
|July 30, 2019||3.0.11|