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Re: [Clamav-users] clamav-unofficial-sigs.sh (v3.2)

From: <clamav_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 15 2009 - 21:45:36 GMT
To: Bill Landry <bill@inetmsg.com>

Don't know what caused the problem but all is working now.

Thanks,

Ken

On Fri, 15 May 2009, Bill Landry wrote:

> Hi Ken,
>
>> First off Thanks!
>
> You're welcome.
>
>> I just updated from version 2.8 to 3.2 on a Debian system. Looking at the
>> clamav-unofficial-sigs.log file I see:
>>
>> May 15 09:22:01 INFO - Pausing database file updates for 394 seconds...
>> May 15 09:28:35 INFO - File removed: /usr/unofficial-dbs/si-dbs/vx.hdb
>> May 15 09:28:35 INFO - File removed: /var/lib/clamav/vx.hdb
>> May 15 09:28:35 INFO - File removed:
>> /usr/unofficial-dbs/si-dbs/antispam.ndb
>> May 15 09:28:35 INFO - File removed: /var/lib/clamav/antispam.ndb
>> May 15 09:28:35 INFO - ClamD is running
>> etc....
>>
>>
>> Why did it remove these databases?
>>
>> In the config file it shows:
>>
>> si_dbs="
>> antispam.ndb
>> honeynet.hdb
>> securiteinfo.hdb
>> vx.hdb
>> "
>>
>> Did I do something wrong here?
>
> The only reason I can think of is that you have 2 config files, one with
> these database and one without, and you ran the script either manually or
> via cron and the config file that was used did not include these databases
> so they were removed?
>
> One thing you can look at to confirm this is the difference between the
> "current-dbs.txt" and "previous-dbs.txt" files. This is the difference
> between the current script run and the previous one. The difference is
> written to "db-changes.txt", and if the file is not empty (empty means
> nothing has changed), then the script detected that a database or
> databases had been removed from the config file and will write out those
> databases to the db-changes.txt file and then delete those files from the
> file system.
>
> All three of these files are located in the "configs" dir
> (/usr/unofficial-dbs/configs). Take a look at them and see what you find.
>
> Feel free to contact me off-list if we need to look into this furtner.
>
> Bill
>
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