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

Zvi Kave zvi.kave at razlee.com
Mon May 16 05:33:16 EDT 2016


Yes. Usually I got a lot of messages like this:
ClamAV update process started at Sat Apr 30 03:00:50 2016
Reading CVD header (main.cvd): Trying again in 5 secs...
ClamAV update process started at Sat Apr 30 03:00:57 2016
Reading CVD header (main.cvd): Trying again in 5 secs...
ClamAV update process started at Sat Apr 30 03:01:02 2016
ClamAV update process started at Sat Apr 30 03:01:19 2016
Reading CVD header (main.cvd): Trying again in 5 secs...
ClamAV update process started at Sat Apr 30 03:01:25 2016

Zvi

On 16/05/2016 11:30, Al Varnell wrote:
> Is there some reason you are not using freshclam to do this initially and thereafter to download incremental updates?
>
> Sent from Janet's iPad
>
> -Al-
>
> 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:
>>
>> <|DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
>> <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
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