can be used with ClamAV antivirus software to scan attached files in a knowledgebase. This topic describes how to set up antivirus detection in , using the ClamAV open source antivirus toolkit. When implemented, the antivirus protection only scans attached files and has no effect on the rest of the operating system. For more information, see www.clamav.net.
There are two possible ways to implement ClamAV with :
CommandLineVirusDetectorcommand line utility.
SocketVirusDetectorto go through a socket connection.
If you have any other antivirus software installed, add its installation directory to the ClamAV exception list.
SocketVirusDetector,ClamAV must be run as a service.
ClamAV signatures are updated daily at 8pm server time.
If you're using a version of prior to 2019_01, make modifications to the file located at
First, install ClamAV.
conf_examplesdirectory to install the root directory.
reshclam.conf.samplefile, make the following changes:
freshclam.exeand update the virus database.
CommandLineVirusDetector has two parameters:
command line and
path to temp directory where files uploaded to the knowledgebase are stored. To add additional parameters, change the file located at
SocketVirusDetector has three parameters:
socket timeout. To add additional parameters, change the file located at