[CentOS] ClamAV help needed

Simon Banton centos at web.org.uk
Tue Jun 17 10:58:32 UTC 2008

>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 think clamscan looks for the db files in a compiled-in default 
location of /usr/local/share/clamav and doesn't consult the 
clamd.conf or freshclam.conf files (after all, why would it?)

I fixed it up by symlinking my confgured DatabaseDirectory to where 
clamscan expected to find things.



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