this is what i did since clamav was stalling the server: Code: > apt-get install libgmp3-dev > cd /some-build-directory > wget http://ovh.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/clamav/clamav-0.91.2.tar.gz > tar xzf c*0.91.2*gz > cd c*0.91.2 libgmp3-dev will enable verifying digital signatures (http://www.clamav.net/support/faq) Code: > ./configure --prefix=/home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav \ --sysconfdir=/home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc \ --with-user=admispconfig \ --with-group=admispconfig \ --disable-clamav \ --disable-bzip2 > make > make install > cp -f COPYING /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/ edit clamassassin Code: > vi /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/bin/clamassassin Code: CLAMSCAN=/home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/bin/clamdscan create logfolder Code: > mkdir /var/log/clamav > chown admispconfig:admispconfig /var/log/clamav edit clamav.conf or clamd.conf ( clamd.conf should be a link to clamav.conf ) Code: > vi /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/clamav.conf or > vi /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/clamd.conf Code: LogFile /var/log/clamav/clamd.log ScanMail 1 edit freshclam.conf Code: > vi /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/freshclam.conf Code: UpdateLogFile /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log NotifyClamd /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/etc/clamd.conf create startup script for clamd ( took it from the clamav-daemon package ) Code: > vi /etc/init.d/clamav-daemon Code: #! /bin/sh # Written by Miquel van Smoorenburg <[email protected][email protected][email protected][email protected] install the script Code: > update-rc.d clamav-daemon defaults run freshclam Code: > cd /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/bin > ./freshclam ClamAV update process started at Sun Oct 14 14:07:17 2007 main.cvd is up to date (version: 44, sigs: 133163, f-level: 20, builder: sven) daily.inc is up to date (version: 4540, sigs: 26673, f-level: 21, builder: ccordes) start clamd restart ispconfig Code: > /etc/init.d/clamav-daemon start > /etc/rc.d/init.d/ispconfig_server restart got eicar testfile from http://www.eicar.org/anti_virus_test_file.htm send a mail and checked the log: Code: +++ Started at Sun Oct 14 14:25:32 2007 clamd daemon 0.91.2 (OS: linux-gnu, ARCH: i386, CPU: i686) Running as user admispconfig (UID 116, GID 116) Log file size limited to 1048576 bytes. Reading databases from /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/tools/clamav/share/clamav Not loading PUA signatures. Loaded 159835 signatures. Unix socket file /home/admispconfig/ispconfig/temp/clamd Setting connection queue length to 15 Archive: Archived file size limit set to 10485760 bytes. Archive: Recursion level limit set to 5. Archive: Files limit set to 1000. Archive: Compression ratio limit set to 250. Archive support enabled. Algorithmic detection enabled. Portable Executable support enabled. ELF support enabled. Mail files support enabled. Mail: Recursion level limit set to 64. OLE2 support enabled. PDF support disabled. HTML support enabled. Self checking every 1800 seconds. stream 1688: Eicar-Test-Signature FOUND if you find anything wrong please feel free to notify me.