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WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers


Contents

Required Packages

RPM Package Name                       File name
    mwadmin                 mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm
    mwav                    mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm
    webscan                 webscan-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm


Debian Package Name                    File name
    mwadmin                 mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb
    mwav                    mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb
    webscan                 webscan-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb




Installation

NOTE:The packages should be installed as per the order given below. Installation should be done using a Terminal to run the command line parameters


Command Line Installation:


For RPM Packages:

# rpm -ivh mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm
# rpm -ivh mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm
# rpm -ivh webscan-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.rpm


For Debian packages:

# dpkg -i mwadmin-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb
# dpkg -i mwav-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb
# dpkg -i webscan-x.x-x.<linux distro><release>.i386.deb




FAQ's

General

1. What is WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers?

A. MicroWorld's WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers is with Anti-Virus and Content Security features to protect the internal clients/networks served by Linux based Proxy Servers and stop the threat at the gateway level.


2. What are the features in WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers?

A. WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers:

  • Works transparently with world's most popular Squid Caching Proxy.
  • Scan Web pages for Contents Policy Violations.
  • Scan Web page for Virus, Worms, Trojan and other Malware.
  • Scanning of HTTP and FTP Protocols and Instant Messengers traffic.
  • PopUp Blocker to remove annoying PopUp Ads and save bandwidth.
  • Ad filter to block ad servers.
  • Pre-defined and Admin created content filtering Policies
  • Black listing and White listing of IP Addresses
  • Black listing and White listing of Domains
  • Black listing and White listing of URLs
  • Black listing of MIME (File) Types (Audio, Video, Pictures etc.)
  • Blocking HTTP file uploads for Information Security
  • PICS Site Ratings using RASCi, Safe Surf and ICRA
  • State-of-the-Art Anti-Virus Scanner
  • Auto and/or manual updates of Virus Databases
  • Extensive reporting system for Policy Violations
  • Web Based GUI Front-end for easy configuration and administration



3. For which GNU/Linux distribution is WebScan for Linux Proxy Servers available?

A. WebScan for Linux Proxy Server is available for

  • RHEL 5
  • SLES 10.2 (64 Bit)


New or updated packages for various GNU/Linux distributions are always added in the official web-site www.escanav.com as well as in the eScan Wiki site. To check the latest available packages for your linux distro click here.

If you do not find your package in our website, please write to linux@escanav.com with your following details as mentioned below:

  • WebScan product name,
  • linux distribution and release version,
  • the linux kernel version and
  • 32 bit or 64 bit OS.

4. What is the difference between the Evaluation version of WebScan software and fully licensed software?

A. The evaluation version and licensed version of WebScan are identical in feature and functionality wise. While in evaluation version of WebScan, it will function for a limited period i.e. for 30-days after which the license key for WebScan has to be purchased.


5. How can I check the dependencies required for MicroWorld's products?

A. To check the dependencies before installing the packages

command for RPM Package
# rpm -qpR <package>
command for Debian Package
# dpkg --info <package>



6. How can I check the version of the WebScan packages installed?

A. To check the version of the installed WebScan packages


command for RPM Package
# rpm -qi <package-name> Display package information, including name, version, and description.
OR
* rpm -qa <package-name> Report status of specified package.
Example: rpm -qa mwadmin rpm -qa mwav rpm -qa webscan
OR
Example: rpm -qi mwadmin rpm -qi mwav rpm -qi webscan
command for Debian Package
# dpkg -l <package-name> List packages matching given pattern
OR
# dpkg -s <package-name> Report status of specified package.
Example: dpkg -l mwadmin dpkg -l mwav dpkg -l webscan
OR
Example: dpkg -s mwadmin dpkg -s mwav dpkg -s webscan


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