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Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Jul 3 11:40:58 IST 2003

If you take a look in the update_virus_scanners script, you will find it 
redirects all output from each -autoupdate script to /dev/null. Just 
uncomment the end of the line that calls the -autoupdate scripts and you 
should start seeing some output.

At 23:54 02/07/2003, you wrote:
>Hello all
>I've added a command on my update_virus_scanners script (called on the
>cron.hourly directory) to redirect the output of the ${UPDATER} to a file:
>   #echo Updating $NAME
>   logger -p -t update.virus.scanners Updating $NAME
>   ${UPDATER} >>/usr/local/uvscan/updnai.log 2>&1
>Today I had a dat update (McAfee - 4275) and I didn't receive a mail (root)
>of cron telling me that the update was done ( and I know it was because I've
>see it on my updnai.log file).
>Anybody knows what I have to do to receive this e-mail ???
>Tks for any help.
>Rodrigo Scarano
>Target Sistemas
>rscarano at

Julian Field
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