[clamav-users] ftp.heanet.ie mirror problem

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Tue Aug 4 19:47:37 EDT 2015


I’ll respond in support of this.  Several ClamXav users in Sweden have also been complaining about reliability over the past month or so which have required periodic workarounds.

-Al-

On Tue, Aug 04, 2015 at 01:22 PM, Anssi Johansson wrote:
> 
> It was recently brought to my attention that db.se.clamav.net points to a single IP address, 193.1.193.64, which is ftp.heanet.ie.
> 
> Sadly that mirror does not seem to accept requests from anywhere, but instead replies with a 403. This can be tested with:
> 
> curl -H "Host: db.local.clamav.net" -I http://193.1.193.64/daily-20760.cdiff
> 
> I would heartily recommend changing db.se.clamav.net to point to CNAME db.northeu.clamav.net, so problems with a single mirror would not block all of Sweden from updating their ClamAV installations.



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