upgraded to 4.24-5, clam isn't catching anything

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Nov 17 10:03:07 GMT 2003

Check you /usr/lib/MailScanner directory. Are there any .rpmnew files in
there? If so, rename them over the top of the old files in there.

At 07:34 17/11/2003, you wrote:
>Hi everyone,
>I upgraded MailScanner to 4.24-5 and almost all seems good.
>Clamav isn't getting called properly or something. I'm getting entries in the
>maillog that look exactly like this:
>Nov 16 23:26:36 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: New Batch: Found 2 messages waiting
>Nov 16 23:26:36 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: New Batch: Scanning 1 messages, 22235
>Nov 16 23:26:36 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: Saved archive copies of hAH7QVx28632
>Nov 16 23:26:39 ns1 MailScanner[28638]: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner
>version 4.24-5 starting...
>Nov 16 23:26:39 ns1 MailScanner[28638]: Enabling SpamAssassin auto-whitelist
>Nov 16 23:26:40 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: Virus and Content Scanning: Starting
>Nov 16 23:26:41 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: ERROR: Can't access file /usr/local .
>Nov 16 23:26:41 ns1 MailScanner[28638]: Using locktype = flock
>Nov 16 23:26:41 ns1 MailScanner[28628]: Uninfected: Delivered 1 messages
>I've tried sending a file with the eicar string and even sent myself a live
>copy of worm.mimail.c. Everything walks right through.
>I assume something isn't set right. No idea what though. Can anyone help?
>Chris Yuzik
>chris at fractalweb.com
>"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go
>                 -- Philip K. Dick

Julian Field
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