Installing HAVP (HTTP Antivirus Proxy)

Posted: June 11, 2011 by Hacking & Relax in Sec webserver

HAVP (HTTP Antivirus Proxy) is a proxy with a ClamAV anti-virus scanner. The main aims are continuous, non-blocking downloads and smooth scanning of dynamic and password protected HTTP traffic. Havp antivirus proxy has a parent and transparent proxy mode. It can be used with squid or standalone.

1. Install HAVP

apt-get install havp

2. Start HAVP if it didn’t start after the installation

/etc/init.d/havp start

It’s ready, by default HAVP listens on port 8080. You can configure your web browser to use the server as a proxy.

You can customize the error pages by editing the html files in this directory: /etc/havp/templates/en/

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