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=== Install ClamAV ===
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=== 1. Install ClamAV ===
 
To do this on Ubuntu, you can open a terminal and insert
 
To do this on Ubuntu, you can open a terminal and insert
 
  sudo apt-get install clamav
 
  sudo apt-get install clamav
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You may also build ClamAV from sources to benefit from better scanning performance.
 
You may also build ClamAV from sources to benefit from better scanning performance.
  
To update the signatures, you type  
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If you need to update the signatures, you can type  
 
  sudo freshclam
 
  sudo freshclam
 
on a terminal session and press enter.
 
on a terminal session and press enter.

Revision as of 13:00, 14 May 2018

1. Install ClamAV

To do this on Ubuntu, you can open a terminal and insert

sudo apt-get install clamav

and press enter.

You may also build ClamAV from sources to benefit from better scanning performance.

If you need to update the signatures, you can type

sudo freshclam

on a terminal session and press enter.

Enable ClamAV

In your Mahara you need to specify the path to your install ClamAV program in your config.php file, eg:

$cfg->pathtoclam = '/usr/bin/clamscan';

Then you need to go to Administration -> Configure site -> Security settings and turn on the Virus Checking switch and saving