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Pure-FTPd with ClamAV at Directadmin Custombuild

This tutorial we integrate ClamAV into Pure-FTPd for virus scanning in Directadmin server with Custombuild. Whenever a file gets uploaded through Pure-FTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.

Installing Pure-FTPd & ClamAV

First we need change custom build options.conf setting

root@directadmin:/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild# ./build set_service clamav ON
root@directadmin:/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild# ./build set_service pureftpd_uploadscan ON

Check options.conf

#ClamAV-related Settings
clamav=yes
pureftpd_uploadscan=yes

Building software

Building ClamAV

root@directadmin:/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild# ./build clamav
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Restarting freshclam.
Restarting clamd.
Restarting exim.
Done ClamAV.

Building Pure-FTPd

root@directadmin:/usr/local/directadmin/custombuild# ./build pureftpd
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Enabling PureFTPd upload scanning script...
Enabling pure-ftpd in systemd...
Done pure-ftpd.
Restarting Pure-FTPd.

Verifying PureFTPd upload scanning script running

Check that there running:

/run/pure-uploadscript.pid

Final Words

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