Checking less frequently would be nice, but there seems to be a fair amount of jitter in the update times. Or that an artifact of caching (DNS or otherwise)?
On Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:23:13 +0000 "Joel Esler (jesler)" <jes...@cisco.com> wrote: > Right. We only publish at certain times a day. I think a check once > an hour is probably fine. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Dec 20, 2018, at 09:55, Paul Kosinski <clamav-us...@iment.com> > > wrote: > > > > Only DNS TXT queries are done 3-5 times per hour. Freshclam itself > > is only run whenever that reports that there is something new > > available, as determined by the DNS TXT result showing a higher > > version number than the *local* CLD file shows. In practice, this > > means that freshclam is only run a few times per day. (Recently, > > updates only seem to occur at about 03:xx, 11:xx and 19:xx GMT, > > i.e., three times per day.) > > > > > > On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:14:58 -0800 > > Al Varnell <alvarn...@mac.com> wrote: > > > >> Note these restrictions: > >> > >>> How many times per hour shall I run freshclam? > >>> You can check for database update as often as 4 times per hour > >>> provided that you have the following options in freshclam.conf: > >>> > >>> DNSDatabaseInfo current.cvd.clamav.net > >>> > >>> DatabaseMirror db.XY.clamav.net > >>> > >>> DatabaseMirror database.clamav.net > >>> > >>> Replace XY with your country code. If you don’t have that option, > >>> then you must stick with 1 check per hour. > >> > >> -Al- > >> > >>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 12:26 PM, Paul Kosinski wrote: > >>> They all do DNS TXT queries 3-5 times per hour... _______________________________________________ clamav-users mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.clamav.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/clamav-users Help us build a comprehensive ClamAV guide: https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-faq http://www.clamav.net/contact.html#ml