clamd on external machine...

Andreas Schulze andreas.schulze at
Mon Jun 10 07:52:33 CEST 2013

Am 08.06.2013 00:08 schrieb Rodolfo González González:
> A question: is it possible to configure amavis-new so it sends files
> to clamd without using a Unix socket (which most of the time implies
> a local clamd daemon) but using the TCP protocol to a clamd running
> in a remote machine?
clamav has the ability to receive the content via network but I never saw a setup using it.

with local installed clamd amavisd-new has only to provide a pointer into the filesystem via the unix-socket.
clamd on a remote machine has to get *all data* via network. That will increase network load.

Andreas Schulze
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