Reverse proxy and Virus scanning

Would it be unusual for reverse proxies to perform virus scanning?
Anthony LuciaAsked:
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arnoldConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes. The data it will be scanning would be coming out of your servers.
If you have an application such that people upload files, the file upload process, can use a scanner on the uploaded file prior to placing it into the access circulation.
Dirk KotteConnect With a Mentor SECommented:
The sophos UTM provides AV for the reverse proxy (named "webserver protection")
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