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CSAV For Linux

Dos LogoIn the 2 or 3 months before we installed Command Software's Anti-Virus solution on our Linux Mail Server, we were swamped with viruses hitting numerous schools in our division. Since installing Command Software's solution, we have had not one call regarding viruses from any of our schools...
~QG, Academic Customer

Command Software Systems provides a package for the Linux� operating system within Command AntiVirus for Unix�. Command AntiVirus� for Linux offers complete protection through fully configurable shell script and command-line scanning technologies. Using its advanced heuristic capability to scan for tens of thousands of known viruses and their variants, Command AntiVirus can legitimately claim to have the best track record in the industry for detecting previously unknown viruses.

Features and Benefits



Uses advanced technology to scan for tens of thousands of known viruses and their variants: scans for images of boot sector viruses, macro viruses, and Trojan Horses; scans PKZIP-compressed files and compressed executables including PKLite, DIET, ICE-PACK, ZIP, ARJ, RAR, CAB, TAR, LZH, and GZ; and scans hard drives, diskettes, CD-ROMs, network drives, directories, and specific files
Simplified antivirus updating method that does not require the reinstallation of all CSAV components, adding speed and efficiency to the process.


Provides the scanning of embedded (OLE) documents. When documents are scanned, if an infected document is embedded in an Excel spreadsheet or a PowerPoint document, Command AntiVirus will detect the virus and prevent other data from becoming infected.
Can be configured to send a virus notification e-mail message to a specific address
Can be configured to perform scheduled scans when used with the Unix cron utility

System Requirements

  • An IBM-compatible computer with a 386 or higher CPU

  • Red Hat Linux version 6.0 or higher, or SuSE Linux version 6.2 or higher

  • At least 4.0 MB of available hard disk space

  • GLIBC_2.0 or GLIBC_2.1 "C" runtime library

    NOTE: Command Antivirus for Linux may work on any Linux that uses GLIBC_2.0 or higher and kernel 2.0 or higher.

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