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Re: [Clamav-users] Automatic reloading of signature files

From: Stephen Gran <steve_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Aug 31 2007 - 13:12:58 GMT

On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 08:56:47AM -0400, Gerard said:
> FreeBSD-6.2
> clamav 0.91.2
> I am not sure if this is working correctly or not. I am using the
> 'sanesecurity', MSRBL, and '' signature files in
> addition to the regular clamav definition files. If 'freshclam'
> updates the clamav files, it sends a reload signal to the clamd daemon
> and it reloads the signature files, That is duly recorded in the
> clamd.log file. However, if one of the other files is updated, there
> is no mention of it in the clamd.log file. If I am not mistaken, clamd
> auto checks for signature updates every 1800 seconds (30 minutes). I
> have tried changing that number to different settings and restarting
> the daemon; however, it does not seem to be having any effect.
> Either:
> 1) I am doing something incorrectly
> 2) There is no notification in the log file by default
> 3) Something else is broken

I suspect you are not telling clamd to reload after updating those signature files. -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Stephen Gran | I must have a prodigious quantity of | | | mind; it takes me as much as a week | | | sometimes to make it up. -- Mark | | | Twain, "The Innocents Abroad" | --------------------------------------------------------------------------

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