Viruses apparently getting through

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sun Dec 4 12:50:19 GMT 2005

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Gib Gilbertson Jr. wrote:

> At 05:43 PM 3/12/2005, you wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Where is your copy of ClamAV installed? The location must be correct in
>> /etc/MailScanner/virus.scanners.conf.
>> If "which clamscan" produces /usr/local/bin/clamscan, then the entry in
>> virus.scanners.conf should be "/usr/local", if it produces
>> /usr/bin/clamscan, then it should be "/usr".
>> What does your maillog say? That should give some indication of what
>> it's finding.
> One thing I'm wondering about is why MailScanner isn't rejecting the 
> file based on the file extension since it's set to deny in the 
> filename.rules.conf file.
> deny    \.zm9$

Do you have the 2 logging and user report strings after that? There must 
be 4 fields in each line in that file, or it will ignore the line (and 
should log the syntax error).

Julian Field
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