[clamav-users] One final clamd Frage

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Oct 12 08:14:59 EDT 2016

Am 12.10.2016 um 12:15 schrieb Brad Scalio:
> So if we are using only clamscan from a cronjob and freshclamd to update
> the VSD then no need to startup clamd correct?

it's easy: if you don't use it you don't need it to start
if you use clamscan and nothing else you don't use it

> On Oct 12, 2016 5:35 AM, "Ralf Hildebrandt" <Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de>
> wrote:
>> * Brad Scalio <scalio at gmail.com>:
>>> When a clamscan is ran from cmdline or via cron is the virus signature
>>> database checked before scanning commences
>> It is loaded, thus the long startup time.
>>> in a fashion that if we aren't using clamdscan then is there a need for
>>> clamd to run,
>> No. clamdscan together with clamd eliminated the long startup time

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