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 How can I add ClamAV to my cPanel VPS? I want to protect my e-mail accounts from viruses.
Solution ClamAV is a widely used antivirus software toolkit for the Unix/Linux operating systems.

To install ClamAV on your cPanel VPS, please follow the following steps:

1. Login to your WHM with your root username and password.
2. Install cPanel Pro if your VPS does not already have it.
* Click on "Addon Modules" on the menu on the left side of the screen (it should be in the section after "System Health".)
* Find cPanel Pro in the options. It should say something like:
Name: pro
Author: cPanel Inc.
Installed Version: 1.0rc9
Version: 1.0rc9
Description: cPanel Pro (requires license from http://pro.cpanel.net/activate) !!BETA VERSION!!
Price: free
* Check the box that says "Install and Keep Updated".
* Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the "Save" button.
3. After cPanel Pro is installed, you can install choose the Addon Modules you want to install.
* Click on "Addon Modules" on the menu on the left side of the screen again.
* Find ClamAV in the options. It should say something like:
Name: clamavconnector
Author: cPanel Inc.
Installed Version: 0.80-1.0RC1.8
Version: 0.80-1.0RC1.8
Description: Virus Protection for Email and Filemanager Uploads !!BETA VERSION!!
Price: free
* Check the box that says "Install and Keep Updated".
* Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the "Save" button.

ClamAV should now be installed on your VPS and will automatically be updated when cPanel is updated.


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Article ID: 29
Created On: Jan 23 2009 03:18 PM

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