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Manish Hatwalne
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I am wondering how can I embed a virus scan in my application when user tries to download a file from the server. Any pointers?

- Manish
Manish Hatwalne
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No inputs??? any pointers pls?
Paul Sturrock

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Are you trying to run the virus scanner on the server on in the client?

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Paul Clapham

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In either case (server or client) you would have to examine the virus-scanning package you have in mind and see what facilities it provides for automation like that. It's possible that the shrink-wrapped version you buy for under $100 would have no such facilities, but that embeddable versions might be available from the company for a higher price. Again, you would have to ask the company about that.

Obviously it's possible because I have seen it done, and no doubt so have you.
Manish Hatwalne
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I am planning to have it on serve. So if I have a file on my server and user is trying to download it - it would be scanned for viruses by the server before offering user to download it. Similar to virus scan offered by Yahoo mail and similar. maybe, I can write to those AV companies directly.

- Manish
Ilja Preuss

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Is this a Java question?

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