InoculateIT and Mailscanner
james at un.net.au
Fri Sep 20 08:56:48 IST 2002
Firstly thanks for taking an interest in my problem. I think if I can
get Mailscanner to run as root, this will fix my problem. Any hints you
See below for other answers.
On Fri, Sep 20, 2002 at 09:16:44AM +1000, James Murchison wrote:
> I have been running Mailscanner for 12 Months on RedHat 7.0 with
> InoculateIT no problems. Recently we introduced a new mail server,
> Redhat 7.3 and InoculteIT 6.0. I have the latest version (3.22-14) of
> Mailscanner installed. I am having an issue with INO6.0, it comes up
> with a libarclib shared library problem when the sweep is run.
What's the exact problem/error message/output?
The exact error is : error in loading shared libraries: libarclib.so:
cannot open shared object file: No Such file or directory
I was able to duplicate this error by logging in as a non root user.
Then running the command (inocmd32). As soon as I logged in as root the
problem goes away.
The exact problem is : When the virus scanner is invoked it returns the
above error, then proceeds to continue processing without scanning for
> I have visted the mailing lists and seen there are numerous people who
> have addressed this problem with AMVIS (InoculateIT will not accept
> anything, but the root user). I have tried to adapt to Mailscanner
> with no success.
You mean Inoculate won't run *at all* unless it's root? By design? Or
just by accident?
By design.... CA have advised this will not change. [JM]
What use are you running mailscanner as?
I use Mailscanner to prescan multiple email domains for viruses and
filtering certain file types. [JM]
> What user does the sweep command use? can you help ??
Whatever you are running mailscanner as.
Another stupid question .... How do I change this??
Nick Phillips -- nwp at lemon-computing.com
You are not dead yet. But watch for further reports.
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