ClamAV includes a number of utilities: a command-line scanner, automatic database updater and a scalable multi-threaded daemon, running on an anti-virus engine. ClamAV includes a multi-threaded scanning daemon, command line utilities for on demand file scanning and automatic signature updates which makes it powerful.
NOTE: When installing ClamAV you will need to be a root user.
Please update the repository for packages by typing:
To install ClamAV and clamav-freshclam automatically type:
Let us update the ClamAV virus definition data by typing:
After updating the ClamAV virus definition database, you will need to start ClamAV by typing in:
In your Xeams Web Interface:
Log in as admin
Click on Server Configuration
Scroll down and click on Clam-AV Integration
Enter in the Host name/IP address (ex. localhost or 192.168.1.16)
Enter TCP/IP port number: 3310
Save the configurations
Click on Test
If ClamAV is not recognized by Xeams then I recommend to rerun the configuration of clamav-daemon by typing the following command:
When reconfiguring the clamav-daemon, set IP to any.
Then try testing it in Xeams by following the step outlined in Step 4 - Testing section.
To configure ClamAV Conf file open the following file using either vim or nano followed by:
At the end of the file add the following parameters:
Change localhost to the IP where ClamAV has been installed (ex. TCPAddr 192.168.1.16).
|Created on:||May 31, 2017|
|Last updated on:||Feb 7, 2023|