[clamav-users] Scan very slow

Arnaud Jacques webmaster at securiteinfo.com
Mon Mar 18 10:07:38 EDT 2019


Le 18/03/2019 à 14:55, Jean-Michel via clamav-users a écrit :
> Hello,
> Thanks for your feedback.
> Indeed, there are many elements in this file.
> It is surprising that the analysis is so long. I tested the file with 6
> other antivirus (paid), the analysis lasts less than one second.
That does not mean scanning is deep and detection is maximum :)

> Do you think that it is possible for example to limit the number "embedded
> items in this PDF file" in order to reduce the analysis time?

I think so. Please see --max-files option of clamscan (clamdscan has 
same option in clamd.conf)
Maybe more usefull options using :
clamscan --help|grep max
I guess you can play with such options to optimize your scan.

Cordialement / Best regards,

Arnaud Jacques
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