[clamav-users] How to trick clamav

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Sep 19 11:13:56 EDT 2016

transfered *how*

rsync --quiet --no-motd --times --force --recursive --delete-after 
--sparse --links --devices --specials --perms --owner --group 
--executability --acls --xattrs /var/lib/clamav/ 
root at targetmachine:/var/lib/clamav/ i can assure that works beause we 
are doing that for many years to just pull updates on a single-admin 
machine which has ssh-keys accepted on the other ones

Am 19.09.2016 um 15:08 schrieb David Niklas:
> It's been over a month, should I have sent this to another list?
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2016 23:47:15 doark at mail.com wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have two computers, a laptop (for getting online stuff), and a
>> desktop. The desktop is at home which has no internet access due to the
>> fact that I live in a rural area.
>> I transferred the /var/lib/clamav/ (cvd) files to the desktop but the
>> clamav on the desktop will not accept them, what do I do?
>> The actual error message and related details are as follows:
>> /********************************************************************/
>> % clamscan ab.txt
>> 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

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