How can I effectively manage and schedule scans with the ClamAV Antivirus Scanner in CWP7
How do I configure and manage the ClamAV Antivirus Scanner in CWP7?
An Introduction to ClamAV
ClamAV is an open-source antivirus engine designed to detect and remove various types of malware, including viruses, trojans, and other malicious software. Integrated with CWP7, it provides an additional layer of security to your hosting environment.
Step-by-Step Guide to Configure ClamAV in CWP7
Step 1: Access the CWP7 Control Panel
To configure ClamAV in CWP7, you need to access the CWP7 Control Panel. Open your favorite web browser and navigate to the following URL: http://yourdomain.com:2030. Log in using your credentials.
Step 2: Locate ClamAV Configuration
Once you are logged in to the CWP7 Control Panel, find and click on the “Antivirus” icon located under the “Plugins” section.
Step 3: Enable and Configure ClamAV
On the ClamAV page, you will see the options to enable and configure the antivirus scanner. Follow these steps:
- Toggle the “ClamAV Antivirus” switch to enable it.
- Choose your preferred scanning method from the options available.
- Select the frequency of scans – daily, weekly, or monthly.
- Specify the scanning time to avoid peak traffic hours.
- Save the changes.
Step 4: Advanced Configuration (Optional)
If you want to further customize ClamAV’s behavior, you can access the advanced settings by clicking on the “Advanced Settings” button. Here, you can specify file extensions to be excluded from scanning, adjust scan thresholds, and enable email notifications, among other options.
Managing ClamAV in CWP7
Once ClamAV is configured, it will automatically perform scans based on your chosen settings. However, you can also manually initiate a scan whenever necessary. Follow these steps:
- Access the CWP7 Control Panel.
- Click on the “Antivirus” icon.
- On the ClamAV page, locate the “Scan Now” button and click on it.
- Wait for the scan to complete and review the results.
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