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Beta: ImunifyAV(+) v.4.8 released

May 12, 2020 4:23:33 PM / by Inessa Atmachian



We’re pleased to announce that a new version of ImunifyAV is now available. The following are new v.4.8 beta release:

  • Malware scanner UI improvement
    A Cleaned malicious files chart, badge with a number of missed events in the History tab, and links to History event.
  • An ability to enable scan for an end-user
    Configurable options to enable/disable “scan” action in the UI of the end-user.
  • Better Resource usage control
    Scan list preparation is under LVE / nice limitations too.

Let’s check the details regarding new features:

Malware scanner UI improvement

We introduced a couple of enhancements in the UI of the Malware Scanner. 

The first one is the badge in the History tab. It shows the number of missed events in the Malware Scanner’s History. Now you won’t miss any automatic actions applied to infected files since they will be listed in the History tab and shown in the badge.


Enable scan for end-users

We’ve been asked a lot for the way to enable “scan” action for end-users so they could run a scan at any time on their own.


This option is available in the config file or via the command-line interface. 

With respect to resource consumption, all user scans are scheduled using a single queue. Thus, multiple scans requested by users will not affect server performance.

Note: scan of end-users is disabled by default.

To enable this setting via the command-line interface, use this command:

imunify-antivirus config update '{"PERMISSIONS": {"allow_malware_scan": true}}'

Better Resource usage control

The entire malware scan process is under strict control regarding CPU and memory usage. Now it manages the resource usage intensity during the list preparation, which will be beneficial during a scan of a sizeable subset of files (thousands of user account, millions of files).

How to install

To install the new ImunifyAV(+) v.4.8, please follow the installation instructions.

How to upgrade

CentOS/CloudLinux systems:

yum update imunify-antivirus --enablerepo=imunify360-testing

Ubuntu 16.04 systems:

echo 'deb https://repo.imunify360.cloudlinux.com/imunify360/ubuntu-testing/16.04/ xenial main'  > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/imunify360-testing.list
apt-get update
apt-get install --only-upgrade imunify-antivirus

Ubuntu 18.04 systems:

echo 'deb https://repo.imunify360.cloudlinux.com/imunify360/ubuntu-testing/18.04/ bionic main'  > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/imunify360-testing.list
apt-get update
apt-get install --only-upgrade imunify-antivirus

Additional information

ImunifyAV(+) v.4.8 includes 31 tasks.

Internal records

A list of issues/bugfixes which are linked to support tickets.

  • DEF-11604 - ImunifyAV instance that is not operational due to a socket activation issue
  • DEF-10432 - OperationalError: user-defined function raised exception
  • DEF-11808, DEF-11436 - “.rapid-scan-db” permission errors (Plesk)

Stay in touch

Please give our product team feedback on this ImunifyAV(+) v.4.8 beta release, or share your ideas and feature requests via feedback@imunify360.com.

If you encounter any problems with this beta release, please send a comment or request to our Imunify support team via https://cloudlinux.zendesk.com.

Topics: ImunifyAV, beta, Release

Inessa Atmachian

Written by Inessa Atmachian

Inessa Atmachian is a Technical Writer. She is responsible for developing technical product documentation for CloudLinux OS, KernelCare, and Imunify360 products. She provides customers with release notes and information on product updates.

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