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Re: [clamav-users] Untit Testing Rob Sterenborg (Lists) Mon Feb 06 12:01:57 2012

On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 11:39 -0800, Reynolds, David C. wrote:
> I've recently installed .97.3 on an SGI Origin 3000 running TRIX
> v6.5.28 using gcc 3.2.1. (I did need to make some source file
> modifications).   I was able to run clamscan against a directory
> seemingly without error.
> However, I would like to run some tests which would indicate
> catching an infected file without actually putting an infected
> file on our system.  This is a totally Trusted Irix environment. 
> I've had problems trying to build the check package as
> recommended in the ClamAV documentation in this IRIXS environment.
>  Any suggestions as to how run some unit tests that would indicate
> that an infected file would actually be found?

You could use the Eicar test file. It's not a virus and meant to check
if a/your virusscanner is working.



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