[clamav-users] Clamd high CPU during clamdscan

Brad Scalio scalio at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 21:52:31 EST 2016

What's "high cpu" in this instance ... you should expect system resources
to be consumed when the on-demand scans run, are you seeing high load
averages, what are you using to diagnose high cpu, is it simply a per core
On Jan 26, 2016 13:27, "Jeff Johnson" <jeffroeq at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have rolled out clamd to a handful of Red Hat systems and they all seem
> to have high CPU usage when clamdscan runs at 2am. The rest of the day,
> clamd drops down to minimal usage. There isn't a lot of change on these
> systems so I can't imagine it's finding much, but it really pegs the CPU's.
> What configuration settings could I change for clamd or clamdscan to not
> hammer the CPU?
> Thanks
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