Parallels Plesk Panel for Linux supports the following antivirus software:
Both these solutions provide you with real-time mail traffic scanning and malware protection for customers. In this section you will find detailed information on these antivirus solutions.
Parallels Premium Antivirus is shipped with Panel in the form of RPM packages.
Managing the Antivirus
The Dr.Web service is a standalone drwebd daemon (also called engine), which is started from the /etc/init.d/drwebd script. You can also stop and start it again with the following command:
# /etc/init.d/psa stopall
# /etc/init.d/psa start
Note: these commands stop and start other Panel services: DNS server, mail server, and so on
You can also manage it within the Services Management page in the Server Administration Panel.
The interaction with drwebd is established through the Dr.Web client. It can change antivirus parameters and start checking files. The client displays a full list of its attributes if run without attributes. Also, it can extract detailed operational information from the engine. The following command gives information about the Dr.Web version and virus database.
# /opt/drweb/drwebdc -sv -sb
By default, the virus databases are updated every 30 minutes by means of the cron task: /opt/drweb/update/update.pl >dev/null 2>&1
Dr.Web substitutes the native qmail-queue filter used for transferring incoming messages to the qmail queue with its own utility. The utility's configuration settings are stored in the /etc/drweb/drweb_handler.conf file.
Dr.Web filtering is activated on the mail name level. If enabled it can check incoming, outgoing or both kinds of messages. The information is stored in the /etc/drweb/users.conf file. The following is an example of three mail names with different Dr.Web configurations:
# grep domain01 /etc/drweb/users.conf
allow any regex ^firstname.lastname@example.org$
allow to regex ^email@example.com$
allow from regex ^firstname.lastname@example.org$
In the above configuration, Dr.Web will check viruses in:
Kaspersky Antivirus is a module that scans incoming and outgoing mail traffic on your server, and removes malicious and potentially dangerous code from e-mail messages. In order to use Kaspersky Antivirus with your Parallels Plesk Panel server, you need to install the Kaspersky Antivirus module, then purchase and install a license key.
Kaspersky Antivirus is distributed as an RPM package.
Kaspersky Antivirus Structure
Kaspersky Antivirus resides in the following directories in Panel.
Incoming and outgoing mail messages are processed like this:
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