How can I log whether MailScanner is running the Antivirus app?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sat Feb 14 17:03:21 GMT 2004

At 16:35 14/02/2004, you wrote:
>Does MailScanner runs the Anti-virus app on the mail spool (complete
>with uuencoded application) or does it un-encode the attachment and run
>the scan on that?

The latter.

>UVScan will not ordinarily scan an archive file (.zip), but if you add
>the switch "--secure" it will.  Originally (last week), I thought this
>was the problem and so I modified the mcafee-wrapper again and added
>that switch:

The --secure switch is already provided to the wrapper by MailScanner. The
command-line switches added by MailScanner itself are
--recursive --ignore-links --analyze --mime --secure --noboot

># exec ${PackageDir}/$prog -d $datDIR "$@"
># exec LD_PRELOAD=/lib/ ${PackageDir}/$prog -d $datDIR "$@"
># added "--secure" to enable scanning of zipped files - JonC 2/11/2004
>exec LD_PRELOAD=/lib/ ${PackageDir}/$prog --secure -d $datDIR
>Any help or insights would be appreciated
>Jon Carnes
>jonc at

Julian Field
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