[clamav-win32] Re: Refreshing clamd

Jeremy Fairbrass jfairbrass at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 1 16:42:58 CET 2007

I forgot to mention: I don't see anything in the clamd logfile to indicate that anything happens when I run 
"freshclam.exe --daemon-notify". I guess this means it doesn't work??

- Jeremy

"Jeremy Fairbrass" <jfairbrass at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:es6qg5$uhv$1 at sea.gmane.org...
> Question: if I run the following command, will it reload clamd with any new sig files, even if I'm running it as a service using 
> Power Tools?...
> freshclam.exe --daemon-notify
> I want to use the unofficial phishing .NDB files from http://www.sanesecurity.com/clamav/ with ClamAV/Win32. I can download and 
> extract the .NDB files into ClamAV's \data\ directory, but I want to know how to get clamd to refresh itself and start using these 
> new sig files,, every time I download the latest ones, without me having to actually stop and start the Power Tools service (which 
> sometimes doesn't work that well).
> I'm hoping the --daemon-notify command will do the trick - can anyone confirm?
> And is there any way to actually tell if the .NDB files are in use, and which version of them is in use?
> Thanks,
> Jeremy

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