[clamav-users] freshclam -V output

Arnaud Jacques webmaster at securiteinfo.com
Thu Mar 14 09:43:06 EDT 2019


Hello Sean,


Le 14/03/2019 à 13:53, Sean Clark via clamav-users a écrit :
>
> Hello,
>
> I have read through the archives and could not find a solution. Also I 
> apologize in advance as this might be dumb question.  We have our 
> monitoring setup to check the update status from the output of 
> `freshclam -V`. We are using clamav on Ubuntu and CentOS. We cannot 
> figure out what controls the output behavior described below.
>
> *This is what we have always seen:*
>
> (CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core))
>
> $ freshclam -V
>
> ClamAV 0.98.7/25387/Wed Mar 13 11:24:46 2019
>
> *This is the problem we are facing when porting over to Ubuntu*
>
> (Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS)
>
> $ freshclam -V
>
> ClamAV 0.99.4
>
> OR
>
> $ freshclam -V
>
> ClamAV 0.100.2
>
> As you can see its lacking what we believe is the ‘latest definitions 
> update time’. I see the man page says `-V` should just be version so I 
> am not sure how we are getting that time stamp. Any thoughts on this?
>

It happens when the virus database is not (already) loaded in memory 
and/or when clamdscan client cannot connect to clamd daemon (tcp or 
socket problem).

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Cordialement / Best regards,

Arnaud Jacques
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