[clamav-users] Create custom cvd file

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Wed Jul 25 01:36:55 EDT 2018


I suspect it's way more trouble than it's worth. You'll need a signing server so that it can be recognized as legitimate and it will slow things down to have to decompress it every time it needs to be loaded into memory.

-Al-

On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 10:04 PM, Arul Raj wrote:
> yes, currently we put those external database files directly into the database directory itself and its working too, that's not a problem. I want to know is there any option to generate .cvd files, because cvd files are compressed and space optimized.
> 
> -
> Arulraj
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> On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 7:42 PM, Alain Zidouemba <azidouemba at sourcefire.com <mailto:azidouemba at sourcefire.com>> wrote:
> No need to create a CVD. Just put the files you want to use (.hdb, .mdb, .ldb, etc...) in a directory and point clamscan or clamd to that directory. You can also put your custom signature files in the same directory has main.cvd and daily.cvd and ClamAV will pick those up.
> 
> - Alain
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> On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Arul Raj <i.arulraj.i at gmail.com <mailto:i.arulraj.i at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi Team,
> 
>    How can I create a new .cvd / .cld file with some external signature database(clamav supported files like .hdb, .mdb).
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> Arulraj I
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