[clamav-users] Question about Clamav compressed file support

Noel Jones njones at megan.vbhcs.org
Thu Jan 11 17:17:34 UTC 2018


Clamav has no support for unpacking and scanning inside the Acronis
.tib backup images.  I wouldn't bother scanning it.




  -- Noel Jones


On 1/11/2018 9:41 AM, botnec wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm using a QNAP NAS server as destination for Acronis Tue Image
> backup files.
> The extension of these files is .tib. I did not find anything in the
> clam doc file about it.
> 
> Now my question is, how does ClamAV deal with these files ? Will
> they be uncompressed
> and the contents checked anyway? I hope so because it takes some
> hours if ClamAV
> checks the whole backup folder (2.5 TB). If this would be not the
> case, I possible do not
> need to start the virus check procedure at all.
> (btw. I'm using another virus checker on my PC anyway, I just
> thought to use CalmAV
> additionally)
> 
> Can anybody answer please ?
> 
> Thank you.
> Regards
> 
> Rob
> 
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