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we are developing ASP application, where in User will upload the
*.xls files.While uploading I need to check for the virus, if virus
found,it has to popup the user with virus details and clean
the same.We are using the Symantec Anti virus on the server.

How to implement this???????????

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Question by:vijayrcs
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Cael earned 200 total points
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This will involve significant development on your part.  Probably the best way to go about doing it would be with Symantec's command-line tool, NAV

http://www.symantec.com/nav/navc.html 

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Some web proxies (say, Squid or Apache's mod_proxy) have add-ons that automagically scan and such... If one of these were used as a reverse proxy (i.e. sitting "in front" of your web server as all user requests are directed to it first) then it might save you some development time. However, I can't say much about their ability to warn the users or communicate with your ASP application, so...

Really, Cael is right on: it'll take some work, but it can be done. However, one note: if NAV is already configured to "AutoProtect" the hard drives, the incoming files would be automatically cleaned or quarantined before your app has a chance to manually scan them with the command-line client! Thus, you might have to exclue the incoming directory from AutoProtect so that your app can manually scan and report on the results.

~ewall
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