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Scanning while uploading documents

Sen
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Joined: Dec 21, 2001
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Hi ,
How to make sure the document being uploaded to my server doesnt have any virus.
I dont want the users to put some documents with virus into my server.
Some one please reply
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Tim Holloway
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Upload the files into a quarantine area. Purchase a virus scanning program that is designed to work with servers (Mostly this means that you should be able to name a file and it will check it, rather than scanning the entire machine every time).
When a file comes into the quarantine area, scan it, then (assuming it passes), move it to its final destination.


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