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The Virus Scanner Interface of cPanel

Posted by Allura on 06 04 2018.

Overview of the Virus Scanner Interface
This aim of this article is to discuss the ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface of cPanel and WHM version 68. The virus scanner is used to scan and detect unwanted viruses, trojan horses, and malware that may be present in your account files. This interface can be helpful in scanning email documents, files present in the public web and FTP directories and can also scan the entire account of the user.

Installing Virus Scanner Software
#Note – The ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface will be available for use, only if it is installed by the user. It is not installed by default.

The steps to install ClamAV Virus Scanner are mentioned below –

 	Open WHM
 	Go to Home
 	Open cPanel
 	Click on Manage Plugins

After that, install the ClamAV@ Virus Scanner software from the options available to use the interface when in need.

How to Run Virus Scanner Software
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Overview of the Virus Scanner Interface

This aim of this article is to discuss the ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface of cPanel and WHM version 68. The virus scanner is used to scan and detect unwanted viruses, trojan horses, and malware that may be present in your account files. This interface can be helpful in scanning email documents, files present in the public web and FTP directories and can also scan the entire account of the user.

Installing Virus Scanner Software

#Note The ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface will be available for use, only if it is installed by the user. It is not installed by default.

The steps to install ClamAV Virus Scanner are mentioned below –

  1. Open WHM
  2. Go to Home
  3. Open cPanel
  4. Click on Manage Plugins

After that, install the ClamAV@ Virus Scanner software from the options available to use the interface when in need.

How to Run Virus Scanner Software

In case the Virus Scanner Interface is already installed, follow the below-listed steps to run the virus scanner in cPanel –

  1. Open cPanel
  2. Switch to the Home Interface of cPanel
  3. Click on Advanced option
  4. Click on Virus Scanner

The ClamAV Virus Scanner software is now ready to be used. The user can use this interface for scanning different and specific services.

  • Services provided by the Virus Scanner Interface –

The services provided for scanning are listed below

  1. Scan Mails – All the mail folders of the user’s account will be scanned by the software.
  2. Scan Entire Home Directory – The entire home directory of the user’s account will be scanned.
  3. Scan Public FTP Space – All the folders that can be publicly accessed through FTP services will be scanned.
  4. Scan Public Web Space – All the folders that can be publicly accessed through the web will be scanned.

How to Scan a Service

The below-mentioned steps will help the user to start a new scan of a service through ClamAV Virus Scanner software.

  1. The user needs to select a particular service to be scanned (please follow the list given above).
  2. Click on Scan Now.

Conclusion

The virus scanner interface is very useful for every user. The ClamAV Virus Scanner software successfully scans the services of a cPanel account and detects harmful software and malware. It can also detect a possible security threat that prompts the user to take necessary action.