Clamd client

Section: Clam AntiVirus (1)
Updated: February 12, 2007
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NAME

clamdscan - scan files and directories for viruses using Clam AntiVirus Daemon  

SYNOPSIS

clamdscan [options] [file/directory]  

DESCRIPTION

clamdscan is a simple clamd client which may be used as a clamscan replacement. It accepts all the options implemented in clamscan but most of them will be ignored because its scanning abilities only depend on clamd.  

OPTIONS

-h, --help
Display help information and exit.
-V, --version
Print version number and exit.
-v, --verbose
Be verbose.
--quiet
Be quiet - only output error messages.
--stdout
Write all messages (except for libclamav output) to the standard output (stdout).
--config-file=FILE
Read clamd settings from FILE.
-l FILE, --log=FILE
Save the scan report to FILE.
-m, --multiscan
Always use MULTISCAN instead of CONTSCAN.
--remove
Remove infected files. Be careful.
--move=DIRECTORY
Move infected files into DIRECTORY.
--no-summary
Do not display summary at the end of scanning.
--fdpass
Pass the file descriptor permissions clamd. This is useful if clamd is running as a different user as it is faster than streaming the file to clamd. Only available if connected to clamd through local(unix) sockets and scanning stdin.
 

EXAMPLES

(0) To scan a one file:

clamdscan file

(1) To scan a current working directory:

clamdscan

(2) To scan all files in /home:

clamdscan /home

(3) To scan a file when clamd is running as a different user:

clamdscan - <file_to_scan

 

RETURN CODES

0 : No virus found.

1 : Virus(es) found.
2 : An error occured.
 

CREDITS

Please check the full documentation for credits.  

AUTHOR

Tomasz Kojm <tkojm@clamav.net>  

SEE ALSO

clamd(8), clamd.conf(5), clamscan(1), freshclam(1)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
RETURN CODES
CREDITS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

linux.jgfs.net manual pages