MS 4.55.9 not detecting Mail::ClamAV

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Fri Oct 27 20:57:45 IST 2006

TCIS List Acct wrote:
> Hi,
> We're running MS 4.55.9 on FreeBSD 6.x/amd64 with ClamAV 0.88.5 
> installed from ports.  I've installed p5-Mail-ClamAV from the packages 
> collection (it won't compile from ports for some reason -- tried on both 
> x86 and amd64) and have set MS to use the clamavmodule in 
> MailScanner.conf.  However, when I start MS, it can't seem to detect the 
> ClamAV module:
> Oct 27 11:01:28 mscan2 MailScanner[72622]: ClamAV Perl module not found, 
> did you install it?
> yet it is installed and present in the Perl module database:
> cpan[1]> install Mail::ClamAV
> CPAN: Storable loaded ok
> Going to read /root/.cpan/Metadata
>   Database was generated on Fri, 27 Oct 2006 10:24:39 GMT
> Mail::ClamAV is up to date (0.17).
> I've tried just using clamav / clamscan but it can't keep up with our 
> load (400,000 messages a day per box processed)..
> Any pointers?

just run the normal clamav scanner from MAilScanner.conf - there's 
little if any difference in performance.

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


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