mailscanner can't find sophos.

Julian Field jkf at
Tue May 14 18:00:30 IST 2002

At 17:54 14/05/2002, you wrote:
>I installed mailscanner 3.14 w/ out sophos.  But I have virus checking on
>and sophos as the virus scanner.
>every few minutes this comes up at the command line...
>  /usr/local/Sophos/bin/sophoswrapper: /usr/local/Sophos/bin/sweep: No such
>file or directory
>/usr/local/Sophos/bin/sophoswrapper: exec: /usr/local/Sophos/bin/sweep:
>cannot execute: No such fil
>Now it's obvious what is going on here, but what I don't know is do you
>need virus checking on in order to check incoming/outgoing attatchments???
>I really just want to restrict attatchments which insn't really 'virus
>scanning', unless it's the same under mailscanner.

You obviously need virus scanning switched on to scan attachments for viruses.
But if you only want to check attachment filenames against the contents of
filename.rules.conf, then you can set "Virus Scanner = none" which will
stop it doing any actual virus scanning.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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