Nod32 and IMAP Emails?

Discussion in 'NOD32 version 2 Forum' started by softtouch, Sep 10, 2006.

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  1. softtouch

    softtouch Registered Member

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    I am using IMAP, not pop3, does nod32 scan emails received via IMAP protocol too (outlook, thunderbird etc.)?
     
  2. Blackspear

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    No, IMAP is currently not supported other than through MS Outlook. When using other email clients with IMAP such files would still be scanned by AMON.

    Cheers :D
     
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  3. Marcos

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    If you use MS Outlook to receive emails via MS Outlook, EMON will scan all incoming/outgoing email regardless of the protocol used.
     
  4. softtouch

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    Thanks to Blackspear and Marcos to clarify this. I wanted to use Thunderbird in future, so I have to stay with Outlook to make it sure. I dont want to use pop3, because I have an extensive home network with many computers in many different rooms and need to have all my emails available on whatever computer I work, so IMAP. Thanks again.
     
  5. Jaska

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    Is it technically difficult to make Nod32 check also the imap-protocol mails when they are downloaded? What if I am using Outlook imap with encrypted mail? Emon is useless and Amon does the work? o_O
     
  6. rdsu

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    With POP3 you can do that...
    Just choose the option to let the messages on the server, and only delete them from the server when you delete on your client from the Trash...

    But IMAP is more powerful...

    Hope that ESET Team will add support for IMAP on the next version.
     
  7. Jaska

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    (Off target)
    Why do you think IMAP is more powerful?
    I have always considered IMAP only as a nuisance, my messages remain in the server and are difficult to remove, anti-viruses and anti-spam programs don't co-operate with it etc... There must be more in IMAP that I see as so many people think it is superior to "outdated"? POP3. o_O
     
  8. rdsu

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    IMAP have some advantages...

    One is that you can only download the header of the messages. This will avoid a lot of traffic for the spam messages...

    Other, you can organize messages in folders on the server...

    But, for a normal user POP3 is more easy to use and configure...

    I use POP3 because NOD32 doesn't have support for IMAP... :(
     
  9. Jaska

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    With Thunderbird client you can download the headers only from POP accounts.
     
  10. rdsu

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    You are right...

    Internet Message Access Protocol
     
  11. rdsu

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    I really don't understand why NOD32 doesn't have support for IMAP, when a lot of AV's already have it...
     
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