[clamav-users] Disable MaxFileSize and MaxFileSize to scan the whole system

Albert o alberto.bed995 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 04:59:53 EST 2018


Alright thank you. Is there a way to make clamscan do the same?

On Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 09:18 Al Varnell <alvarnell at mac.com wrote:

> MaxFileSize 0 disables limiting, but that only applies to clamdscan
> scanning.
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> -Al-
>
> On Dec 2, 2018, at 23:18, Albert o rote:
>
> What do I need to use in clamd.conf to scan the maximum possible size?
> MaxFileSize 39999M
> MaxFileSize 3999M
> Is this syntax correct?
>
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 00:06 Dennis Peterson <dennispe at inetnw.com wrote:
>
>> I wonder how many signature writers bother to match content at the end of
>> files. Hopefully, none, in which case full file scanning is pointless.
>>
>> dp
>>
>> On 12/2/18 3:02 PM, Al Varnell wrote:
>>
>> Trial and error, depending on your setup.
>>
>> Must not exceed the amount of RAM you have installed less what is needed
>> to run your system and whatever else you have running at the time.
>>
>> Best advice would be to set it to the size of the largest file you need
>> to scan.
>>
>> -Al-
>>
>> On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 09:35 AM, Albert o wrote:
>>
>> I removed that option.
>> So what is the right way to make clamAV scan the maximum possible size?
>> On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 7:31 AM Henrik K <hege at hege.li> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 05:01:40PM -0500, Albert o wrote:
>>
>> "sudo clamscan -r --remove=yes /"
>>
>>
>> ClamAV doesn't exactly have a perfect track record regarding false
>> positives
>> (not that any scanner would have).  Are you sure you'd want --remove=yes
>> to
>> remove some critical system files/libraries?
>>
>>
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