Problems with BitDefender updtaes ?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Mar 30 15:53:46 IST 2005

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Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> Michael H. Martel wrote:
>> Hello!
>> Is anyone else seeing problesm with the BitDefender updates ?  This
>> isn't a
>> MailScanner issue per se, since it happens with :
>> /opt/bdc/bdc --update
>> But it causes the cronjob (update_virus_scanners.cron) to hang and not
>> update other av scanners.
> Same problem here yesterday on one server (others were running OK).  I
> noticed it when I didn't get McAfee updated on one server while the 3
> others did get updated.
> Looks like their site is sometimes quite slow...
> Didn't Julian put some timeout validation in recent versions of MS?  I
> know it's not there in 4.34/4.35.

I have added a 5 minute timeout to the "bdc --update" command.
Please give it a try.

Julian Field
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