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

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Fri Jan 26 10:46:37 UTC 2018


On 26.01.18 09:41, Sophie Loewenthal wrote:
>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?

I think it would be more logical to drop main.cvd and leave daily.cvd
- daily.cvd contains more actual signatures.

bytecode.cvd requires more CPU power - if you are low on CPU, you could skip
that one too. If not, better keep that one.

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