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

Dennis Peterson dennispe at inetnw.com
Tue Jul 3 17:26:27 EDT 2018


Your proxy is not passing the request to the server. But never give up - try:

curl -H "Range: bytes=35-39" -s --proxy http://proxy:3128 
http://db.us.clamav.net/daily.cvd |strings

On 7/3/18 1:29 PM, SCOTT PACKARD wrote:
> Hmm, I went to recreate both cases before replying, and I can get both to work, sort of.
> I still can't resolve DNS TXT records, but I can it seems throw the URI
> http://db.us.clamav.net/daily.cvd to the proxy server and it can handle it.
> Beats me what IP db.us.clamav.net resolves to.
> I get the whole daily.cvd, with either wget or curl.
>
> curl's -r 35-39 isn't honored though, when fetching externally.  I get the whole daily.cvd.
>
> (I swear  this doesn't work at 6am Monday morning though. :) )
>
> Thanks, Scott
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: clamav-users [mailto:clamav-users-bounces at lists.clamav.net] On Behalf Of Dennis Peterson
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2018 12:53 PM
>> To: clamav-users at lists.clamav.net
>> Subject: [External] Re: [clamav-users] We STILL cannot reliably get virus updates (since new mirrors)
>>
>> Does your wget not support the -e args to access a proxy?
>>
>> Example:
>> wget http://someurl.com/filename.html -e use_proxy=yes -e
>> http_proxy=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:3128
>>
>> The proxy IP or hostname can be used.
>>
>> dp
>>
>> On 7/3/18 11:11 AM, SCOTT PACKARD wrote:
>>> The current DNS TXT does not work within my company, as a firewall fully blocks things, including DNS.
>>> (as an aside, curl works, with sufficient massaging, but wget cannot, as it does not have an option to work with a proxy).
>>>
>>> I rely on someone in Arizona to pull definitions from, but sometimes their server goes out, other times clamav's content system
>> breaks,
>>> and it's a pain to figure out which one is the culprit.
>>>
>>> Regards, Scott
>>>
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