[clamav-users] Partial downloads of updates

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Mon Jul 30 16:27:01 EDT 2018


Try the freshclam that is included with version 0.100.1 and see if you still see the error.


> On Jul 30, 2018, at 12:14 PM, David Rosenstrauch <darose at darose.net> wrote:
> 
> On 07/30/2018 11:28 AM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
>> I've been having some issues over the last few weeks with freshclam failing to download updates.  It appears that it downloads the updates the majority of the way (e.g., 95-99%) but then times out before it finishes the download.  (See example log output below.)
>> This may not necessarily be an issue with clamav/freshclam itself, as the problem looks like it might be related to ipv6.
> 
>> $ sudo freshclam --verbose --debug
>> Retrieving http://database.clamav.net/daily-24792.cdiff
>> Trying to download http://database.clamav.net/daily-24792.cdiff (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:b98a)
>> Downloading daily-24792.cdiff [ 97%]
>> nonblock_recv: recv timing out (30 secs)
>> WARNING: getfile: Download interrupted: Operation now in progress (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:b98a)
>> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-24792.cdiff from database.clamav.net
>> Querying daily.24792.91.0.0.2400cb0020480001000000006810b98a.ping.clamav.net
>> Retrieving http://database.clamav.net/daily-24792.cdiff
>> Trying to download http://database.clamav.net/daily-24792.cdiff (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:bc8a)
>> Downloading daily-24792.cdiff [ 97%]
>> ^C
> 
> 
> BTW, forgot to mention:
> 
> Not sure if this is relevant or not, but the above "Download interrupted: Operation now in progress" message is what I get when I run freshclam at the command line.  When I run it via cron in the middle of the night I get a different message.  (But still a failure.)
> 
> Again ... stumped.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> DR
> 
> ---
> 
> ClamAV update process started at Mon Jul 30 02:35:01 2018
> WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
> WARNING: Local version: 0.100.0 Recommended version: 0.100.1
> DON'T PANIC! Read https://www.clamav.net/documents/upgrading-clamav
> main.cld is up to date (version: 58, sigs: 4566249, f-level: 60, builder: sigmgr)
> nonblock_recv: recv timing out (30 secs)
> WARNING: getfile: Download interrupted: Inappropriate ioctl for device (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:b98a)
> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-24792.cdiff from database.clamav.net
> nonblock_recv: recv timing out (30 secs)
> WARNING: getfile: Download interrupted: Inappropriate ioctl for device (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:ba8a)
> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-24792.cdiff from database.clamav.net
> nonblock_recv: recv timing out (30 secs)
> WARNING: getfile: Download interrupted: Inappropriate ioctl for device (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:bd8a)
> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-24792.cdiff from database.clamav.net
> WARNING: Incremental update failed, trying to download daily.cvd
> nonblock_recv: recv timing out (30 secs)
> WARNING: getfile: Download interrupted: Inappropriate ioctl for device (IP: 2400:cb00:2048:1::6810:bc8a)
> WARNING: Can't download daily.cvd from database.clamav.net
> Trying again in 5 secs...
> ...
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