Disable clamav/clamd on cPanel server

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Disable clamav/clamd on cPanel server

Postby lik » Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:28 pm

To completely remove ClamAV from your cPanel-based server please use WHM interface, feature
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WHM -> Plugins -> Manage Plugins

Uncheck 'clamavconnector' box and hit 'Uninstall clamavconnector'.

Tips for those who prefer to remove ClamAV via CLI interface.
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cd /usr/local/cpanel/modules-install/clamavconnector-Linux-x86_64/
sed -i '/clamavconnector/d' /var/cpanel/addonmodules

You can find more details inside 'uninstall' bash script.

Disable and remove clamd from the cpanel check service daemon configuration file:
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sed -i '/clamd/d' /etc/chkserv.d/chkservd.conf

Also remove clamd check description:
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rm -fv /etc/chkserv.d/clamd

Finally, remove the following flag:
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rm -fv /var/run/chkservd/clamd

Restart chkserv.d:
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