Question regarding clamd.conf parameters..

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Wed Jun 29 13:14:49 IST 2005


IF you use clamav rather than clamavmodule then setting these params in
clamav.conf should produce the same results. From my hazy memory I seem 
to remember clamd.conf is depreciated in favour of clamav.conf..or it 
could be the other way around - ask the clamav people..

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

Julian Field wrote:
> On 29 Jun 2005, at 11:34, Dhawal Doshy wrote:
>> Hi Julian,
>> How do I ensure that clamav (or clamavmodule) when called from  
>> MailScanner doesn't mark encrypted mails as viruses?
>> There is a 'ArchiveBlockEncrypted' parameter in clamd.conf, but i  am 
>> unsure whether MailScanner indirectly uses clamd.conf
>> If clamd.conf is used by MS
> It's not.
>> then is it possible to incorporate clamd.conf related parameters in  
>> the next version of MailScanner? something like the current limits  
>> set for clamavmodule.. OR would you rather have people modify the  
>> clamd.conf files?
>> current clam parameters in MailScanner.conf
>> ClamAVmodule Maximum Recursion Level = 5
>> ClamAVmodule Maximum Files = 1000
>> ClamAVmodule Maximum File Size = 10000000 # (10 Mbytes)
>> ClamAVmodule Maximum Compression Ratio = 250
> You'll need to refer to a clam expert here, I just use it and it  
> appears to work well enough for me, but there again I use 3 virus  
> scanners anyway.


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