Clamav update problems, mirrors?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Aug 23 18:41:10 IST 2005

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:

> On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, James Fagan wrote:
>> I have seen that message "ClamAV update warning: ERROR: Mirrors are not
>> fully synchronized. Please try again later." in my logs but only once
>> yesterday. The next message 2 minutes later indicated that ClamAV did
>> update. A little odd. What happens if you run 'freshclam' ?
> Here is what happened when I ran freshclam by hand:
>> freshclam -v
> ...SNIP...
> It takes all three retries to succeed.  Julian, is there some tweakable
> setting for max retries, or does MailScanner use whatever is set in 
> the freshclam.conf file?

It just uses whatever is in freshclam.conf, there's nothing fancy in the 
autoupdate script.

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