[clamav-users] Problem with setup

Michael D. L. clamav at cosis.dk
Tue May 24 08:49:18 EDT 2016

On 05/24/2016 02:32 PM, Philip Andersson wrote:
>   Hello clam users,
> I have a problem with my setup that creates a bit of a problem.
> I have installed clamav99.2 with settings for my system from source, clamd runs fine with no error or warning output.
> Database is up to date and freshclam runs.
> The problem is that i tested the system with a fake virus, the virus got past the clamd running in the background and was not found until i did clamdscan on the file. Both clamd and clamdscan runs on the same .conf.
> Is this normal? Why did it not find the virus in the stream data sent to clamd?
> The virus was a fake-trojan implemented in .pdf.
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Hi Philip,

Having the Clam Daemon running, doens't make it scan the activity on 
your computer.

You need to configure eg. MTA or CIFS to send it's data through a 
scanner - which in turn passes it through the Clam Daemon.

Best Regards

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