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A command-line virus scanner. More information:

  • Scan a file for vulnerabilities:

clamscan {{path/to/file}}

  • Scan all files recursively in a specific directory:

clamscan -r {{path/to/directory}}

  • Scan data from stdin:

{{command}} | clamscan -

  • Specify a virus database file or directory of files:

clamscan --database {{path/to/database_file_or_directory}}

  • Scan the current directory and output only infected files:

clamscan --infected

  • Print the scan report to a log file:

clamscan --log {{path/to/log_file}}

  • Move infected files to a specific directory:

clamscan --move {{path/to/quarantine_directory}}

  • Remove infected files:

clamscan --remove yes