Install AnsavAnti Virus in Ubuntu Server

Playing around with anti virus lead me to ansav, a free anti virus that convince me to give it a chance for our linux server.

Installation process is simple as 123 :

1. Download core engine and update from here.

2. Install ansav.

dpkg -i ansav-linux-i386.deb

3. Move latest update to /etc/ansav

mv dbs.anv /etc/ansav/

4. Checking if it work

# ansav

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ANSAV 2.0.11  beta-3 (Linux.2.6.28-11-server)
updated: 16.05.2009
total: 1329 signatures inside
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for more command use –help

# ansav –help

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ANSAV 2.0.11  beta-3 (Linux.2.6.28-11-server)
updated: 16.05.2009
total: 1329 signatures inside
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USAGE:
ansav [options] [path]

OPTIONS:
-v   verbose mode.
-w   show malware list from database
show also list from external (dbs.anv) if exists.
-f   enable auto fix for every detected threat.
-d   enable auto deletion for every detected threat.
if -f and -d specified auto deletion will be used
for unfixable threat. This rule not affected for suspected object
or you can force delete use `–force-kill` instead.
-r   scan recursively.
-p   format output to pipeline friendly.

EXAMPLE:

ansav -vf /mnt/f

scan and fix every detected threat in directory /mnt/f.

ansav -vfd /mnt/f

scan and fix every detected threat in directory /mnt/f
and delete threat if fix fail.

Need to test it against local virus.