It can be used in 3 different ways:
- Installed on a PC. It can be scheduled to run at specific times or to scan all new storage medium and incoming files.
- Installed on a server. It is used in conjunction with server services such as email servers, backup and file servers.
- Application built with the ClamAV library. Customised applications can manage how and when the file scannings are done.
I just ran an update, output as below:
daily.cvd updated (version: 13231, sigs: 130699, f-level: 60, builder: arnaud)
WARNING: Your ClamAV installation is OUTDATED!
WARNING: Current functionality level = 58, recommended = 60
DON'T PANIC! Read http://www.clamav.net/support/faq
bytecode.cvd is up to date (version: 143, sigs: 40, f-level: 60, builder: edwin)
Database updated (976953 signatures) from db.local.clamav.net (IP: 184.108.40.206)
Configuration of the ClamAV installed can be inspected with the command clamconf, and the virus scanner GUI is simple to use.