Closest mirrors

The DatabaseMirror directive in the config file specifies the database server freshclam will attempt (up to MaxAttempts times) to download the database from. The default database mirror is but multiple directives are allowed. In order to download the database from the closest mirror you should configure freshclam to use where xx represents your country code. For example, if your server is in "Ascension Island" you should have the following lines included in freshclam.conf:
The second entry acts as a fallback in case the connection to the first mirror fails for some reason. The full list of two-letters country codes is available at

Cisco 2018-03-28