[clamav-users] We STILL cannot reliably get virus updates (since new mirrors)

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Jul 2 14:13:08 EDT 2018

Am 02.07.2018 um 20:10 schrieb Brian Morrison:
> On Mon, 2 Jul 2018 19:50:55 +0200
> Reindl Harald wrote:
>>> For me freshclam runs roughly every 2 hours, so I think that the
>>> load is an order of magnitude higher than you state. I will confess
>>> that I don't know about the capability of web servers in this
>>> regard, but the point that d.net made was that the DNS server would
>>> always be more capable in this regard than a web server  
>> come on - our main-server running ina virtual machine spits out 30000
>> requests/sec. on our core-cms in case of cache-hits and even on a 7
>> years old workstation far above 10000/sec and that is *not* static
>> content with a few bytes
> How many requests/sec can a DNS server process?
> Given that the clamav mirrors seem to be struggling (new system, I know)
> I still think that anything that reduces the load they are serving ought
> to be a good idea. Not my day job though...

you gain nothing when it don't work relieable and when you have to serve
the large update-files the single textfile don't matter - especially in
case of a CDN

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