[clamav-users] One final clamd Frage

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Oct 12 07:51:23 EDT 2016


On 12.10.16 06:15, Brad Scalio wrote:
>So if we are using only clamscan from a cronjob and freshclamd to update
>the VSD then no need to startup clamd correct?

correct, but don't blame clamscan long signature loading time (and thus for
long run time)

>On Oct 12, 2016 5:35 AM, "Ralf Hildebrandt" <Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de>
>wrote:
>> * Brad Scalio <scalio at gmail.com>:
>> > When a clamscan is ran from cmdline or via cron is the virus signature
>> > database checked before scanning commences
>>
>> It is loaded, thus the long startup time.
>>
>> > in a fashion that if we aren't using clamdscan then is there a need for
>> > clamd to run,
>>
>> No. clamdscan together with clamd eliminated the long startup time.
>>
>> > does it provide any added features or functionality not already present
>> > with freshclam + clamscan running on-demand from cronjobs?

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