[clamav-users] ClamAV virus database not downloaded: No permission ?!

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Mon May 16 04:30:23 EDT 2016

Is there some reason you are not using freshclam to do this initially and thereafter to download incremental updates?

Sent from Janet's iPad


On May 16, 2016, at 1:29 AM, Zvi Kave <zvi.kave at razlee.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to download daily.cvd and main.cvd by curl command as follows:
> curl  --data-binary -k "http://database.clamav.net/daily.cvd" -G -o daily.cvd
> Most of the time, I get this text instead of the real *.cvd file:
> <html><head>
> <title>403 Forbidden</title>
> </head><body>
> <h1>Forbidden</h1>
> <p>You don't have permission to access /daily.cvd
> on this server.<br />
> </p>
> <hr>
> <address>Apache/2.4.20 (Unix) OpenSSL/1.0.2g Server at <a href="mailto:webmaster at omroep.nl">database.clamav.net</a> Port 80</addresss>
> </body></html>
> But randomly I get the real cvd file!?
> Can someone help me in this weird issue?
> Regards,
> Zvi

More information about the clamav-users mailing list