[clamav-users] Clam in a very low memory environment?

Thomas Cameron thomas.cameron at camerontech.com
Sat Mar 8 10:26:44 EST 2014


On 03/08/2014 03:05 AM, Al Varnell wrote:
> 
> On Mar 7, 2014, at 9:13 AM, Thomas Cameron <thomas.cameron at camerontech.com> wrote:
> 
>> I am taking advantage of the free tier at Amazon (640M memory) to host
>> my e-mail server.
>>
>> Naturally, my first move was to install SpamAssassin and ClamAV for
>> mail filtering, but I got out of memory errors when starting Clam.
>>
>> Is anyone running Clam in a very low memory configuration? Is it do-able?
> 
> See a recent conversation on this subject starting here:
> <http://lurker.clamav.net/message/20131213.141254.b289797d.en.html>
> 
> Seems to involve a lot of work to prune the definitions database and not certain whether it was successful or not.

Ugh. Probably more work than it's worth. I can run a local instance on
my workstation, I guess.



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