Esets AV nor recognized by MailScanner

Alex Broens ms-list at
Thu Apr 17 21:59:40 IST 2008

On 4/17/2008 8:00 PM, Julian Field wrote:
> Alex Broens wrote:
>> On 4/17/2008 1:41 PM, --[ UxBoD ]-- wrote:
>>>> Using latest MS release and Esets AV (ex Nod32) on a test box.
>>>> "Virus Scanners =  auto" doesn't recognize
>>>> "# esets     from"
>>>> Setting "Virus Scanners =  esets" doesn't work either
>>>> Can anyone reproduce?
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Alex
>>> Alex, is virus.scanners.conf correct for its path ?
>> Hi [ UxBoD ]
>> After MS recognizes Eset, it doesn't catch an, which 
>> clamavmodule does.
> It certainly works for me.
> Set
>    Virus Scanners = esets
> in MailScanner.conf, and make sure the "esets" line in 
> virus.scanners.conf ends with "/usr/sbin".
> Then do
>    MailScanner --lint
> and in the output you should see some text like this:
> ===========================================================================
> Virus Scanner test reports:
> esets said "Found virus Eicar test file in"

all mine shows is

Apr 17 16:14:21 mst1 MailScanner[5743]: Virus Scanning: esets found 2 
but no detail

> If you get that, everything should be okay. You should also find that if 
> you put an in /tmp and run this next command, it should print 
> a line of output about it:
> /usr/lib/MailScanner /usr/sbin -arch --all -b --subdir 
> --action-on-uncleanable accept /tmp/*

lemme try that

>> In "esets_wrapper" you've chosen to use esets_scan which doesn't speak 
>> to the daemon but has to load the signatures every time its called and 
>> is extremely slow.
> How would I talk to the daemon? I haven't read much about esets apart 
> from how to drive the client program and ensure the output format is 
> usable and consistent.

using "esets_cli" speak to the daemon instead of esets_scan

>> Seems we're still missing something. What OS did you use to test the 
>> wrapper & co?
> I tested it on RHEL 4 and 5, and it didn't show any signs of behaving 
> badly on anything else.
If you want to take a look on my box, I can give you access.


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