[clamav-users] Update Frequency (15 min or 10 mins)

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Tue Aug 13 11:52:44 EDT 2019


And to further answer your question, at present, we are only updating the daily.cvd.... daily.

> On Aug 13, 2019, at 8:23 AM, Reio Remma via clamav-users <clamav-users at lists.clamav.net> wrote:
> 
> On 13/08/2019 15:17, Manna, Mohammed via clamav-users wrote:
>> Hello,
>>  
>> From the docs – it says that the most frequent update of clam AV definitions is 4 times an hour (e.g. every 15 mins).
>> 
>> However, we were investigating the clamAV logs, and it shows the following:
>>  
>> Tue Aug 13 12:11:01 2019 -> Self checking every 600 seconds.
>>  
>> Our confusion is here – is it actually the definition update frequency, or something else.
>> 
>> Apologies for any incorrect assumptions.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> MAnna
> 
> That's the interval at which ClamAV checks its local database files.
> 
> Good luck,
> Reio
> 
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