[clamav-users] reduce memory footprint by removing some virus definitions on a low memory server

Sophie Loewenthal sophie at klunky.co.uk
Fri Jan 26 08:41:38 UTC 2018


Hi everybody,

Would removing some of the virus definitions on a memory sparse server still leave a semi-usable clamav scanner? 

e.g if I just left 
main.cvd
bytecode.cvd

and dropped daily.cvd?

Or some other config.

e.g just kept the unoffical sigs and the bytecode.

I realize this is reducing clamav’s effectiveness, but my other option is to remove clamav.

Kind regards,
Sophie









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