Can't get clamd working???

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Jun 6 10:43:51 IST 2007

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Gerry Doris wrote:
> René Berber wrote:
>> Gerry Doris wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> virus.scanners.conf has the following entry for clamd
>>> clamd           /bin/false        /usr/local/sbin
>> Wrong, the original file had:
>> clamd        /bin/false                /usr/local
> My clamd is located in /usr/local/sbin.  It is NOT in /usr/local
>>> and MailScanner.conf has these lines
>>> Clamd Port = 3310
>>> Clamd Socket = /tmp/clamd
>>> Clamd Lock File =
>>> Clamd Use Threads = no
>>> What am I missing!!!
>> Virus Scanners = clamd
>> if auto doesn't work for you, and it probably won't: how do you 
>> expect it to
>> choose between the 3 options for clamav if any one can be used?
> I stated in my original email that I had the following line...
> Virus Scanners = clamd trend f-prot bitdefender
> I'm running four virus scanners (this is a test system).  For some 
> reason MailScanner finds clamavmodule but not clamd.  It also finds 
> the other 3 scanners without problems.
The "auto" functionality can't (as easily) find clamd so it doesn't find 
it at present. Doesn't stop you using it though.


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