Mcafee autoupdate revisited
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Fri Jun 13 15:12:46 IST 2003
How do you receive an email update, is there a setting that needs to be
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From: Denis Beauchemin [mailto:Denis.Beauchemin at USherbrooke.ca]
Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 9:57 AM
To: info at pro-invest.ca
Subject: Re: Mcafee autoupdate revisited
This works OK here with RH 7.3 and MS 4.21-9. I receive an email only
when the scanner is updated.
I use the default cron.hourly script but had to rename
/usr/lib/MailScanner/mcafee-autoupdate after the upgrade.
Le jeu 12/06/2003 à 15:38, Professional Investments Investor Services a
> I left this for a week to see if the usual Wednesday dat would get updated
> by cron.hourly/update_virus_scanners. In my cron system logs, I see that
> does indeed (run-parts >/etc/cron.hourly , however the dat has not been
> updated. If I run the command as described in your post everything goes as
> prescribed. Where else can I look for any possible errors etc? Has anyone
> else had any issues?
> Mark Tavares
> IS Tech Support
> Professional Investments Inc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk]
> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 10:13 AM
> To: info at pro-invest.ca
> Cc: mailscanner at jiscmail.ac.uk
> Subject: Re: Mcafee autoupdate revisited
> Try running /usr/lib/MailScanner/mcafee-autoupdate and see if it says
> anything useful (or posts anything useful in your maillog).
> At 14:32 06/06/2003, you wrote:
> >Sorry to badger this one, but I do not believe my autoupdate is working
> >correctly. I have recently upgraded to 4.21-9, have removed the previous
> >cron job that I had been calling and am relying on the rpm installed
> >update_virus_scanners that is implemented in my cron.hourly directory. In
> >system log I can see that 04:01:01 pilx CROND: (root) CMD
> >/etc/cron.hourly) runs and then no subsequent errors however yesterday
> >reading more regarding bugbear.b I checked my latest dat file and it had
> >been upgraded to mcafee's release on June 5th. Should I be looking
> >for an error? If you could please direct me to some things to check that
> >would be greatly appreciated.
> >Thanks again,
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> >Mark Tavares
> >IS Tech Support
> >Professional Investments Inc.
> Julian Field
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Denis Beauchemin, analyste
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