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Full Name: Harald Husemann

Veeam B&R with ClamAV

Post by Harald » 6 people like this post

Hello all,

I'm currently playin' around with some of the new features in v10, and one feature I'd like to test is "Secure Restore". But, I don't have a scanner license for my sandbox systems, so, I've installed the free malware scanner "ClamAV for Windows" (ClamWin) and added it to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Veeam\Backup and Replication\Mount Service\AntivirusInfos.xml as described in the documentation.
Since I haven't found anything on the web, I've added the necessary informations myself which took some time because of some tweaks in ClamAV config. I'm posting it here, maybe someone searching for a free scanner can use it. So, here's what has to be added to the configuration file on the repo servers for a default ClamWin install:

<AntivirusInfo Name='ClamWIN' IsPortableSoftware='true' ExecutableFilePath='%ProgramFiles(x86)%\ClamWin\bin\clamscan.exe' CommandLineParameters='--database="c:\ProgramData\.clamwin\db" --recursive %Path%' RegPath='' ServiceName='' ThreatExistsRegEx='' IsParallelScanAvailable='false'>
<ExitCode Type='Success' Description='No threats detected'>0</ExitCode>
<ExitCode Type='Error' Description='Antivirus scan was completed with errors'>2</ExitCode>
<ExitCode Type='Infected' Description='Virus threat was detected'>1</ExitCode>

HTH and, last not least, many thanks to Veeam for the good documentation of the XML file which makes it really easy to use other scanners!


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Re: Veeam B&R with ClamAV

Post by HannesK »

thanks for sharing the configuration with the community. đź‘Ť

Best regards,

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