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Freshclam has failed in Ubuntu 14.04


#1

i have just installed clamav on mu system and after that tried to run freshclam to update virus definitions, but i get the following error in the output below:

How can i fix it.


#2

Try to ping the host to see if you can connect to it or not:

ping db.local.clamav.net

I tried from my end and its working:

root [~]# ping db.local.clamav.net
PING db.us.rr.clamav.net (64.6.100.177) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from pinata.amerinoc.com (64.6.100.177): icmp_seq=1 ttl=45 time=101 ms
64 bytes from pinata.amerinoc.com (64.6.100.177): icmp_seq=2 ttl=45 time=101 ms


#3

it is working as from the output:

But freshclam is still not working!