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Anti-Virus for Server 2008 R2 Foundation

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I am looking for an anti-virus program for my standalone server. It's running Server 2008 R2 foundation. Any good recommendations?
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by:albelo
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If you are on a budget then ClamWin is pretty decent and it's free.  I've used this for a few single server environments and has done a good job.

Otherwise my personal preference is ESET for Business
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by:Metaltree
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Kaspersky AV is what I recommend, it does take some tweaking for your environment, but I feel its the best product.
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David Kroll earned 2000 total points
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Take a look at ESET NOD 32 Antivirus 6

http://go.eset.com/us/store/
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by:alphaphaedrus
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Sophos is a good one for enterprise systems.
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by:Cobra25
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I would like to use Kaspersky, but from what i was told it only comes in a 5 pack.
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by:choward16980
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Clam doesn't patrol.  Kaspersky and Eset are pretty bloated.  You can use Microsoft Security Essentials on Server but it's unsupported:

http://migeel.sk/blog/2009/10/17/security-essentials-on-windows-server/
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by:alphaphaedrus
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forgot to enclose link for sophos.
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/your-needs/features.aspx
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by:Metaltree
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I had a client with AVG, it works better than you'd think.

http://www.avg.com/us-en/avg-file-server-edition
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