sophoswrapper not found

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Nov 1 12:39:32 GMT 2002

At 12:38 01/11/2002, you wrote:
>Julian Field wrote, in part:
>>With the release of MailScanner 4, they have been moved to
>>/opt/MailScanner/lib and renamed slightly.
>>>I also can't find what module is asking for sophoswrapper (without
>>>the hyphen) as a configuration file (sic!), unless it is
>>Take a look in /opt/MailScanner/etc. There's a file "virus.scanners.conf"
>>in there.
>OK, I see
># This is a list of the names of the virus scanning engines, along with the
># filename of the command or script to run to invoke each one.
>sophos          /opt/MailScanner/lib/sophos-wrapper
>in there, but still some part of MailScanner is unhappy and says
>Nov  1 13:00:02 tonne mailscanner[18621]: Configuration file
>/usr/local/Sophos/bin/sophoswrapper could not be opened for reading!

 From the fact that it happened at 2 seconds past the hour points to an old
cron job.

>And the count of viruses found is ALWAYS  zero since I updated (to MS
>I don't believe we're THAT clean!

Test out running
         /opt/MailScanner/lib/sophos-wrapper /tmp
and check it outputs something sensible. Also run the autoupdate script by
hand and check it leaves a working "sophos-wrapper".
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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