Installing Malware Scanning on Linux

Install and Configure ClamAV for Suse Linux Enterprise Server & OpenSUSE Leap

To enable Malware Scanning with an Acunetix installation on Suse Linux Enterprise Server (tested with version 15 SP1) or OpenSUSE Leap (tested with version 15.1), you will first need to install ClamAV. To achieve this:

  • Install ClamAV by running the following commands:
  • sudo zypper update
  • sudo zypper -n install clamav
  • sudo systemctl enable clamd
  • Download the latest virus definitions:
  • sudo freshclam
  • Start the ClamAV service
  • sudo systemctl start clamd

Install and Configure ClamAV for CentOS & Red Hat (SELinux Disabled)

To enable Malware Scanning with an Acunetix installation on CentOS (tested with version 8.1), you will first need to install ClamAV. To achieve this:

  • Install ClamAV by running the following commands:
  • sudo dnf update
  • sudo dnf install epel-release
  • sudo dnf install clamd clamav clamav-filesystem clamav-lib clamav-data clamav-update
  • Adjust the ClamAV configuration by adding the following lines to /etc/clamav/scan.conf:

TCPSocket 3310

TCPAddr 127.0.0.1

  • Start the ClamAV Updates and AntiVirus Services
  • sudo systemctl enable clamav-freshclam
  • sudo systemctl start clamav-freshclam
  • sudo systemctl enable clamd@scan
  • sudo systemctl start clamd@scan

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