To install Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV), we are going to use the precompiled binaries from the EPEL repository.

Installing Clam AntiVirus

yum install clamav2. Type in the command below to install ClamAV.
yum install clamd
CentOS 5 Terminal3. To test ClamAV AntiVirus, type in the command clamscan in a terminal window.
CentOS 5 Terminal4. To update the virus database, type in the command freshclam in a terminal window.

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Posted on 4/23/2007 and last updated on 8/28/2011
Filed under Anti-spam/Anti-virus , CentOS 5 , CentOS 6 , Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 , Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6