Using ICAP capable virus scanner with amavis

Carsten Wolff via amavis-users amavis-users at
Fri Aug 23 15:49:47 CEST 2013

On Friday 23 August 2013 15:08:32 Patrick Ben Koetter via amavis-users wrote:
> * Michael Reincke via amavis-users <michael.reincke at>:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > im looking for a way to call ICAP capable virus scanner from amavis.
> > Is there a way?
> ATM amavis cannot communicate with ICAP cabable scanners.

I doubt this would make a lot of sense, too. ICAP is for content adaptation, 
which means it accepts content, modifies _and returns_ it. This seems to be a 
lot of overhead for a software like amavis which is only interested in a "Y/N" 


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