Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird-W2003 Server and Antivirissoftware
Author Milan Babuskov
Aage Johansen wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Mar 2004 16:21:59 +0000 (UTC), gbehnke2000 wrote:
> > i have a big discussion with my colleagues about necessity of the
> > installation of a antivirus software (McAffee) on a dedicated FB Server.
> > Nobody with the exception of the admins have directly access to the
> > server respective the disk of the server (there is no filesharing
> > possible)
> > In my opinion in this case a Antivirus-software is'nt necessary and can
> > move down the performance of the database.
> I think it will be ok if you exclude all database files from being scanned.
> If it is a dedicated server you'll have very few candidates for infection
> so the scan probably will not take a long time.

I would just add that much smarter idea would be to install some
professional firewall software, so even if machine gets infected, you'll
be notified about virus' activity.

Milan Babuskov