possible update

Discussion in 'Developers' Forum' started by webstergd, May 7, 2006.

  1. webstergd

    webstergd New Member

    Hey till or falko,

    Hey Sorry I haven't done anything in a few months. However, I was recently playing with clamav and noticed it isn't set to allow for auto update. I set this up on my server and it appears to work fine. I haven't tested it fully.

    Here is how it is done.
    Edit the script that writes clamd.conf /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/clamd.conf/home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/clamd.conf

    Add the lines
    DNSDatabaseInfo current.cvd.clamav.net

    DatabaseMirror db.XY.clamav.net
    where XY is the country code

    then have a cron.d job that runs every night with
    freshclam -v
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

    ISPConfig uses the freshclam daemon to update the virus signature database, without a cron job. If you run
    ps aux|grep freshclam
    you'll see it.
  3. webstergd

    webstergd New Member


    I was pretty sure you had it to auto update. sorry guys :)
  4. djtremors

    djtremors New Member

    hey, I just noticed this post and thought I'd throw this in.

    My current (non ispc) server which runs clamav on it for mail does one special little trick which I'd like to share with everyone (since I never hear that anyone has done it).

    With the 'freshclam' command getting new pattern updates, I noticed that it can't do anything about the program itself. I haven't really checked on the net for anything that automates it but for those of you who like using tar.gz sources and not RPMs like myself, here's an autoupdate script i wrote which has been working for a year or two to auto update clamav itself.


    STATUS="`/usr/local/bin/freshclam --log=/var/log/clam-update.log 2>&1 | grep \"WARNING: Local version\"`"

    NEW="`echo $STATUS |awk {'print $7'}`"
    OLD="`echo $STATUS | awk {'print $4'}`";

    # If it's OLD, updated it.
    if [ "$NEW]; then

        wget  http
    ://easynews.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/clamav/clamav-$NEW.tar.gz >$LOG 2>&1
    cd ..

    tar xvfz source/clamav-$NEW.tar.gz >$LOG 2>&1
        cd clamav

    ../compile-clamav >$LOG 2>&1


    if [ "$RESULT]; then
    echo "OLD=$OLD NEW=$NEW"
    rm -fr /usr/src/clamav-$OLD/ >$LOG 2>&1
            service amavisd restart 
    >$LOG 2>&1

  5. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Nice script :)

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