[clamav-users] Which .conf entry controls freshclam frequency?

Reio Remma reio at mrstuudio.ee
Tue Oct 15 13:04:24 EDT 2019


On 15.10.2019 19:00, Brian Fluet via clamav-users wrote:
> I'm still hoping for an explanation of what these .conf settings do,
> specifically whether associated with updating databases or more along
> the lines of integrity checks.
>
> "Perform a database check" in clamd.conf

This one sets the interval at which clamd checks if the actual database 
files have changed on disk and reloads them accordingly.

> "Number of database checks per day" in freshclam.conf

This should be the interval at which freshclam tries to download updates.

Good luck,
Reio


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