How to Install ClamAV on CentOS 7

Install ClamAV

First, install the Epel (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository and the mailx command with yum. .

yum -y install epel-release

In this step, we will install Clam AntiVirus or ClamAV to get the best scanning results of LMD. ClamAV is available in the Epel repository (that we’ve installed in the first step).

Install ClamAV and ClamAV devel with yum:

yum -y install clamav clamav-devel

After ClamAV has been installed, update the ClamAV virus databases with the freshclam command:


Update ClamAV malware database with the freshclam command after Install ClamAV