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Antivirus and Antispam setup with Exim4

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Last week, due to disk failure, we had to reinstall a server. This old workhorse has been serving numerous domains for the past 4 years and needed urgent maintenance. I made sure that I noted all the steps involved in implementing an Antispam & Antivirus filtering capable mail server when setting it up from scratch, and this article is the result.

Install Debian 'Sarge'

1. Get Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 'Sarge'

Of course, first of all get Debian 'Sarge' running on the server. Though, everything detailed here also works with 'Woody' 'Sarge' is recommended, and Etch will soon replace that.

Additional Packages

2. Install the following packages from the Debian repositories via apt-get:

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