Scam-av milter


Scam-av milter uses SpamAssassin and ClamAV to detect spam and viruses.


  • Antispam filtering

    Communicates with SpamAssassin to tag or reject spam.

Performs in-bound and out-bound mail scanning.

  • Antivirus filtering

Scam-av milter is compatible with ClamAV and F-Prot Antivirus.

  • Backscatter prevention

  • Greylisting

Reduces mail filtering overhead by greylisting botnets.

Detection and notification

Alerts the administrator when a user computer is infected with malware

Customized filtering

Policy retrieval using SQL

Quarantine spam messages

IPv6 support



Scam-av milter has been designed for high volume sites and can filter over hundreds of thousands of messages a day. Its two-in-one approach reduces the mail filtering overhead.


Your version of sendmail should be built with milter support. Scam-av requires an existing SpamAssassin and ClamAV installation.

Scam-av runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and Solaris.


Scam-av can be used with sendmail or Postfix.


Please email us at or use our contact form.

Scam-av milter is available for free if:

  • Your organization is a non-profit which serves the community, or
  • Your company is from a developing country.

Contact us to find out whether you qualify for this free offer.