clamav is an open source antivirus engine designed for detecting Trojans, viruses, malware and other malicious threats.
Follow these steps to load the clamav package to a local desktop or server:
- Go to the Package Space Local Downloads page and click on the clamav link.
- Click on the link for the clamav version you wish to download.
- Follow the installation instructions on the download page.
Follow these instructions to setup the package on the local machine:
% sudo groupadd clamav
% sudo useradd -g clamav -s /bin/false -c “Clam AntiVirus” clamav
% sudo chown clamav:clamav /usr/local/share/clamav
Edit the following configuration files as needed:
Finally, create the clamav virus database:
% sudo /usr/local/bin/freshclam
- The latest version available for local download is 0.98. Vendor release date: 9/19/2013.