[clamav-users] Using a file to list exclusions for on-demand search?
Micah Snyder (micasnyd)
micasnyd at cisco.com
Thu Jan 4 19:03:27 UTC 2018
Presently, the only way to do exclusions is through the options for clamd in clamd.conf. We have a ticket for a feature request to add a --exclude option to clamscan, but we unfortunately don’t have the time to address it anywhere in the near future.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
On Jan 4, 2018, at 1:37 PM, Paul B. <pbpublic at gmail.com<mailto:pbpublic at gmail.com>> wrote:
I just installed ClamAv on a desktop Linux machine. I would like to
set it up using aliases in the bashrc file, so I can do various kinds
of file and directory scans from the command line. Rather than an
unwieldy string of exclusions in the alias' command line, I would like
to have a file that lists exclusions, which Clam would reference. I've
seen mention of this ability, but not enough info to get me started. I
do not have the daemon installed, just ClamAv, and FreshClam for
Thanks for any insight.
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