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Virus Scanner Interface in cPanel?

Posted by Allura on 02 05 2018.

Introduction:
Like other antiviruses ClamAV Virus Scanner interface also scans your cPanel account for malicious software. This virus scanner does the same to detect unwanted softwares, viruses, and other malwares that might be existing in your account attached with the files. This interface is useful for scanning emails, existing files on the internet and FTP directories and this can also be useful for scanning the full account of one user in cPanel.

 
How to install the virus scanner interface:
This ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface is available for all the cPanel users to avail, but you’ll have to install it first. ClamAV is not installed in cPanel by default.

Here are the steps mentioned to install ClamAV Virus Scanner interface:-

 	Open the WHM
 	Then go to Home
 	There you’ll have to open cPanel
 	Then select on Manage Plugins
 	Install the ClamAV Virus Scanner from the options available.
 	Now it is ready to use on necessity.


Procedure…

Introduction:

Like other antiviruses ClamAV Virus Scanner interface also scans your cPanel account for malicious software. This virus scanner does the same to detect unwanted softwares, viruses, and other malwares that might be existing in your account attached with the files. This interface is useful for scanning emails, existing files on the internet and FTP directories and this can also be useful for scanning the full account of one user in cPanel.

 

How to install the virus scanner interface:

This ClamAV Virus Scanner Interface is available for all the cPanel users to avail, but you’ll have to install it first. ClamAV is not installed in cPanel by default.

Here are the steps mentioned to install ClamAV Virus Scanner interface:-

  • Open the WHM
  • Then go to Home
  • There you’ll have to open cPanel
  • Then select on Manage Plugins
  • Install the ClamAV Virus Scanner from the options available.
  • Now it is ready to use on necessity.

Procedure of execution of virus scan:

To run a virus scan in cPanel just go through these few steps:-

  • Open the cPanel account.
  • Go to the Home Interface of cPanel.
  • Then select the advanced option in cPanel.
  • There you’ll find a virus scanner option.
  • Select the Virus Scanner.

The ClamAV Virus Scanner software can be used just by selecting the interface for scanning different and particular services.

This interface provides services like are as followed:-

  • Scan Mails – This interface scans all the mail folders of the user’s account.
  • Scan Entire Home Directory – The whole home directory of a user account will be scanned by this interface.
  • Scan Public FTP Space – This virus scanner scans all the folders that are publicly accessed via FTP services.
  • Scan Public Web Space –The folders that are publicly accessed via internet will be scanned by this interface.

If viruses are found:

If the interface finds any infected files after scanning then you can specify what to do with the files:

  • Quarantine: On selecting quarantine, the scanner will move all the infected files to the quarantine directory.
  • Destroy: On selecting this option, the virus scanner deletes all the infected file.
  • Ignore: When this option is selected, the scanner allows the infected files to remain unchanged.

In nutshell:

This virus scanner interface named ClamAV is beneficial for all the users. The ClamAV interface scans the selected services of your desire in cPanel account and detects harmful softwares and malwares. It also detects for security threats and helps the user to take adequate step and keeps the user safe.