[clamav-users] Can't download definitions

J.R. themadbeaker at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 18:07:14 EDT 2019


> So it downloaded main.cvd, daily.cvd, safebrowsing.cvd, and
> bytecode.cvd, but can't download database1.cvd or something, and there
> might be a problem with teh mirrors in my conf file, which didn't
> contain any mirrors and I didn't mess with them if they're there and I
> didn't see them.

There is no "database1.cvd"... The 4 you listed are the only official
ones. So unless you made a mistake editing the config file, I'm not
really sure what it's trying to do.

You don't need to mess with the mirrors or anything. The files are
hosted via Cloudflare's CDN so you will automatically get the closest
server to you.

> And when I get my definititions, I need to run clamav now and not when
> it feels like it - how do I exactly do that?   The GUI for the out of
> date version would only let me set up a time to run it.

What operating system are you running? What version of ClamAV are you running?

https://www.clamav.net/documentation

^^^ That page will hopefully give you some answers...


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