Installation and configuration of clamscan

Installation and configuration of clamscan

1.Install epel repo if not available already.

yum install epel-release

2. Install clamav.

yum install clamav


This will install clamav. You should update the virus definitions before doing your first scan. To do this, issue the following command.



3. scan the server using clamscan command


clamscan -irl /folder/to/scan



 clamscan -irl /var/www/vhosts/


The above command will scan the root folder and scan report(only infected files) will saved in cscanreport file.

use clamscan –help to find more options.

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2015-10-13 04:27
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