Updating ClamAV Virus Database

There are new viruses coming up every day, and hackers mostly use such viruses and exploits to crack your server. If you have a linux box, you are most probably using CalmAV. Your server’s protection becomes outdated at the very moment a new virus is released. So it is very much important to schedule a corn job daily to update your virus databases. When CalmAV virus database is outdated it will show following message.

LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
LibClamAV Warning: ***  The virus database is older than 7 days!  ***
LibClamAV Warning: ***   Please update it as soon as possible.    ***
LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************

If you receive a message the one given above, run following command to update ClamAV Virus database.

freshclam

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