[clamav-users] One final clamd Frage

Brad Scalio scalio at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 09:03:04 EDT 2016


Yes got it, many thanks for the replies -- gotta admit it's always a
pleasure to post questions here as I know I will get a response, and
sometimes some well deserved sarcasm.



On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 8:14 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
wrote:

>
>
> 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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