[clamav-users] Issue with ClamAV on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Rafael Ferreira raf at uvasoftware.com
Sun May 29 22:02:55 EDT 2016


That error usually means that main.cvd is corrupted but since freshclam doesn’t even run I would start there, it might be just a matter of sorting out your /etc/freshclam.conf file

> On May 29, 2016, at 6:55 PM, Nathan Parker <nparker at mallardcomputer.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi there!
> 
> 
> Sorry it's taken me so long to respond. I've had issues receiving the Daily Digests.
> 
> 
> Here's the error message I receive when I attempt to run freshclam:
> 
> 
> [parkernathan at redhatpc ~]$ freshclam
> 
> ERROR: Please edit the example config file /etc/freshclam.conf
> 
> ERROR: Can't open/parse the config file /etc/freshclam.conf
> 
> [parkernathan at redhatpc ~]$
> 
> 
> Here is the error message I receive when I attempt to run clamscan:
> 
> [parkernathan at redhatpc ~]$ clamscan
> LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
> LibClamAV Warning: ***  The virus database is older than 7 days!  ***
> LibClamAV Warning: ***   Please update it as soon as possible.    ***
> LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
> LibClamAV Error: Can't load /var/lib/clamav/main.cvd: Can't verify database integrity
> LibClamAV Error: cli_loaddbdir(): error loading database /var/lib/clamav/main.cvd
> ERROR: Can't verify database integrity
> 
> ----------- SCAN SUMMARY -----------
> Known viruses: 78529
> Engine version: 0.99.1
> Scanned directories: 0
> Scanned files: 0
> Infected files: 0
> Data scanned: 0.00 MB
> Data read: 0.00 MB (ratio 0.00:1)
> Time: 1.106 sec (0 m 1 s)
> [parkernathan at redhatpc ~]$
> 
> 
> Any help in resolving these two issues would be much appreciated.
> 
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
> Nathan Parker
> 
> President/CEO
> Mallard Computer, Inc.
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