Originally Posted by Meph
My apologies. I realize now the mistake I made. I am to understand that amavis is the content filter that passes email through the virus check and spam check before the email is delivered. ClamAV is the antivirus that does the actual virus checking. I followed the directions in the last post, then removed clamav. It freed up a lot of memory. Thanks for your help.
Now you got Amavisd's mechanism right. Although ClamAV is most common virus-scanner in Linux environment, with Amavisd is possible to use also scanners from eg: AVG, F-prot, Kaspersky, Symantec, F-Secure, CA, Nod32, Panda and many others. See /etc/amavis/conf.d/15-av_scanners for glue.