Note: The Kaspersky AntiVirus Plugin is available only for some platforms supported with the CommuniGate Pro server software. Before you order the KAV Plugin License, make sure that the available versions of the Plugin software run on your CommuniGate Pro Server platform.
Note: The Kaspersky AntiVirus Plugin requires CommuniGatePro version 6.0.11 or later.
Kaspersky AntiVirus Plugins are available for certain platforms only.
(RedHat, SuSE, Debian)
The current version of the Plugin is 1.6
When updating the Kaspersky Plugin to a newer version, do the following steps:
Note:To maintain the maximum virus protection you have to update to a newer version of the Plugin as soon as it is become available. By running an old versions you put yourself at risk because old versions may be unable to catch new virus types.
On Unix and MacOS X System:
On a Windows System:
Note: If the Plugin does not start, specify its full name including the
Open the General page in the Settings section of the WebAdmin Interface and click the Helpers link. Create the Helper as follows:
Note: For Windows the Program Path should be CGPKAV\CGPKAV.exe or "C:\CommuniGate Files\CGPKAV\CGPKAV.exe"
The recommended Scanning Rule is as follows:
Note: It's not recommended to scan small messages (less than 2K) because they are unlikely to contain viruses.
Note: If you run the unlicensed version of the Plugin you're limited to one message per hour. Therefore you must not scan all messages because this will just block the mail flow. If you want to see how the Plugin catches viruses, then in the Scanning Rule you should specify more conditions in order to apply the ExternalFilter action only to messages from certain sender (from you) and with certain subject.
On Unix and MacOS X Systems:
On Windows System:
To automate launching of the above scripts on Unix and MacOSX systems you can use cron daemon,
see more info in 'man cron' and 'man 5 crontab' output.
The recommended crontab entry is as follows:
#minute hour mday month wday who command 0 3,9,15,21 * * * mail /var/CommuniGate/CGPKAV/update.sh #launch the update at 3am,9am,3pm,9pm every day
On startup the KAV Plugin reads the contents of the CGPKAV.cfg file from the current directory. The format of the file data elements is described in http://www.communigate.com/CommuniGatePro/Data.html. The description of the data elements you may find in the CGPKAV.cfg file. The default CGPKAV.cfg is available here.
It is safe to view and edit the CGPKAV.cfg file while the Plugin is running. After you have made changes to the CGPKAV.cfg, you should do one of the following: