[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.


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,, 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
> 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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