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

SCOTT PACKARD Scott.Packard at raytheon.com
Tue Jul 3 16:29:39 EDT 2018


Hmm, I went to recreate both cases before replying, and I can get both to work, sort of.
I still can't resolve DNS TXT records, but I can it seems throw the URI
http://db.us.clamav.net/daily.cvd to the proxy server and it can handle it.
Beats me what IP db.us.clamav.net resolves to.
I get the whole daily.cvd, with either wget or curl.

curl's -r 35-39 isn't honored though, when fetching externally.  I get the whole daily.cvd.

(I swear  this doesn't work at 6am Monday morning though. :) )

Thanks, Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From: clamav-users [mailto:clamav-users-bounces at lists.clamav.net] On Behalf Of Dennis Peterson
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 12:53 PM
> To: clamav-users at lists.clamav.net
> Subject: [External] Re: [clamav-users] We STILL cannot reliably get virus updates (since new mirrors)
> 
> Does your wget not support the -e args to access a proxy?
> 
> Example:
> wget http://someurl.com/filename.html -e use_proxy=yes -e
> http_proxy=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:3128
> 
> The proxy IP or hostname can be used.
> 
> dp
> 
> On 7/3/18 11:11 AM, SCOTT PACKARD wrote:
> > The current DNS TXT does not work within my company, as a firewall fully blocks things, including DNS.
> > (as an aside, curl works, with sufficient massaging, but wget cannot, as it does not have an option to work with a proxy).
> >
> > I rely on someone in Arizona to pull definitions from, but sometimes their server goes out, other times clamav's content system
> breaks,
> > and it's a pain to figure out which one is the culprit.
> >
> > Regards, Scott
> >
> 
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