Virus scanning / Upgrade to version 4.45

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Sep 2 14:01:12 IST 2005


Do the logs say it has been cleaned and delivered? Or do they say it  
has been delivered as uninfected?

I have just done a quick sanity test on a new box I have just built  
with 4.54 on it and it works fine with Sophos, ClamAV and F-Prot on  
it. All of them detect what I expect them to.

On 2 Sep 2005, at 12:57, Ray Gardener wrote:

> Hi,
> This morning I upgraded to version 4.45 on a Solaris 9 machine. I  
> tested the upgrade with a message carrying a eicar ladened  
> attachment. The upgraded installation has not picked this test  
> virus up. There is no urgent issue as this is just one of several  
> hubs and the others are working. However I need to have this  
> machine back in line, fairly soon.
> The mailscanner logs which are going to /var/log/syslog don't show  
> a problem and claim that mail is being virus scanned; my scanner  
> type is set to sophos. Is there a way that I can configure  
> syslogging to show wht underlying processes are being called in  
> more detail?
> I have not tested the anti-spam scanning and I have no alternative  
> anti-virus engines on the machine to see whether this issue is  
> specific to sophos. (Note that the scanning did work before the  
> upgrade!).

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Julian Field
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