[CentOS] ClamAV help needed
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jun 17 09:38:58 UTC 2008
Anne Wilson wrote:
> ClamAV is installed on my CentOS box. I edited the conf file and assumed all
> is well. Clearly it isn't.
> Every day I see in logwatch that my signatures are updated, and the database
> notified, but if I try to scan a file manually it tells me that my signatures
> are 55 days old.
> I tried looking at a how-to, in the hope of identifying the problem, but it is
> hopelessly out of date, and I reached the stage where it seemed that
> following it any further risked my installation.
> Can someone please give me a quick run-down of the things I should check.
> Clearly freshclam is running, but that's about all I know for certain.
first, enable rpmforge repo
yum install clamav
then, run freshclam, and also put it in a daily or weekly cron job to
now, clamscan, or start clamd, or whatever
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