need to run a virus check on a uploaded file

Hello,
I have a webserver that allows users to upload files to their webspace

I would like to run a virus scan on the files on upload. I am running fedora core 4, apache 2 and tomcat.

I have been looking for command line driven anti virus programs

The perl script or java servlet , would need to execute a system command to run the virus check and do something based on the results.

I thought panda would work, but can not be run from command line with out using curses.

Thanks for any help

Randy
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wbstechCommented:
BitDefender for Linux is free and controllable via the command line.

http://www.bitdefender.com/site/Main/view/Download-Free-Products.html
pariesAuthor Commented:
dead link
click on the linux version and goes to the home page
there appears to be only a windows version free
xDamoxCommented:
Hi,

Have you tried clam anti virus you can as root type:

yum install clamav

then do:

clamscan /path/to/upload -r

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