[clamav-users] We STILL cannot reliably get virus updates (since new mirrors)

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Mon Jul 2 08:20:54 EDT 2018


Okay, I just did this and I flushed the cache on all the largest PoP cache servers. 

If you are connected to db.us, please test?

Sent from my iPhone

> On Jul 2, 2018, at 07:59, Joel Esler (jesler) <jesler at cisco.com> wrote:
> 
> It may be the TTL I have set on the cache.  Let me get to my desk and remove the TTL and flush the cache and have you try again
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Jul 2, 2018, at 00:01, Al Varnell <alvarnell at mac.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Seems to me that it's only a problem if it takes a significant amount of time between the DNS update and the mirror updates. I don't have a good feel for how long that is from the postings so far, but it does sound like it may have increased as a result of the move from ClamAV mirrors to the ClamAV CDN.
>> 
>> Sent from my iPad
>> 
>> -Al-
>> 
>>>> On Jul 1, 2018, at 20:38, Dennis Peterson <dennispe at inetnw.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On 7/1/18 8:24 PM, Paul Kosinski wrote:
>>>> My conclusion is that the cause of this is a typical race condition:
>>>> the DNS TXT record is updated before Cloudflare has propagated the new
>>>> cvd file to all the mirrors.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> Is this a problem?
>>> 
>>> dp
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