[clamav-users] Problem with BE db

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Mon Nov 12 16:41:06 UTC 2018


Okay, so a couple things.

Wget probably isn't going to work in the manner you expect.  Which is why you got the 530 response.

What version of freshclam are you using?

> On Nov 11, 2018, at 11:18 AM, Pierre Dehaen <dehaenp at drever.be> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> It seems the db.be.clamav.net does not work any more since Nov 9th. I tried to delete the 
> mirrors.dat but no way, I still get:
> 
> # freshclam --update-db=daily --stdout
> ...
> daily.cvd version from DNS: 25111
> Retrieving http://db.be.clamav.net/daily-25104.cdiff
> Trying to download http://db.be.clamav.net/daily-25104.cdiff (IP: 104.16.187.138)
> WARNING: getfile: Unknown response from db.be.clamav.net (IP: 104.16.187.138)
> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-25104.cdiff from db.be.clamav.net
> Querying daily.25104.91.0.0.6810BB8A.ping.clamav.net
> Retrieving http://db.be.clamav.net/daily-25104.cdiff
> Trying to download http://db.be.clamav.net/daily-25104.cdiff (IP: 104.16.185.138)
> WARNING: getfile: Unknown response from db.be.clamav.net (IP: 104.16.185.138)
> WARNING: getpatch: Can't download daily-25104.cdiff from db.be.clamav.net
> Querying daily.25104.91.0.0.6810B98A.ping.clamav.net
> ...
> 
> # wget http://db.be.clamav.net/daily.cvd
> converted 'http://db.be.clamav.net/daily.cvd' (646) -> 'http://db.be.clamav.net/daily.cvd' (UTF-
> 8)
> --2018-11-11 17:03:08--  http://db.be.clamav.net/daily.cvd
> Resolving db.be.clamav.net (db.be.clamav.net)... 104.16.188.138, 104.16.189.138, 
> 104.16.187.138, ...
> Connecting to db.be.clamav.net (db.be.clamav.net)|104.16.188.138|:80... connected.
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 530
> 2018-11-11 17:03:08 ERROR 530: (no description).
> 
> The (temporary?) solution is to:
> 
> # vi .../freshclam.conf
>  => replace db.be.clamav.net by db.de.clamav.net (for instance)
> 
> # rm ...clamav/db/mirrors.dat
> 
> # freshclam --update-db=daily --stdout
> ClamAV update process started at Sun Nov 11 17:04:02 2018
> WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
> WARNING: Local version: 0.100.0 Recommended version: 0.100.2
> DON'T PANIC! Read https://www.clamav.net/documents/upgrading-clamav
> Downloading daily-25104.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25105.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25106.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25107.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25108.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25109.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25110.cdiff [100%]
> Downloading daily-25111.cdiff [100%]
> daily.cld updated (version: 25111, sigs: 2148413, f-level: 63, builder: neo)
> Database updated (2148413 signatures) from db.de.clamav.net (IP: 104.16.187.138)
> Clamd successfully notified about the update.
> 
> Thanks
> Pierre
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