[clamav-users] Slow reload

Alessandro Vesely vesely at tana.it
Wed Mar 20 08:42:29 EDT 2019

On Tue 19/Mar/2019 15:35:39 +0100 Bowie Bailey wrote:

> ClamAV is taking about 2 1/2 minutes to reload its database on my mail server.  This
> seems to frequently happen when we are sending an email, so the Thunderbird will time
> out on the send (although the message will frequently go through anyway).

The mail server should scan the message with the database at hand.  A forked child can do the filtering while the parent reloads.  Upon loading, the child exits and new messages will be scanned by the parent with the updated database.



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