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How to install and configure ClamAV on CentOS for daily scanning

In the following article we will show you how to install and configure ClamAV on CentOS for daily scanning.

Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) is a free and open-source, cross-platform antivirus software tool-kit able to detect many types of malicious software, including viruses. One of its main uses is on mail servers as a server-side email virus scanner. The application was developed for Unix and has third party versions available for AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Linux, OS X, OpenVMS, OSF (Tru64) and Solaris. ClamAV and its updates are made available free of charge.