Mailscanner warnings

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Fri Feb 15 10:50:05 GMT 2008

Ah there you go..

Change the Virus Scanners to

Virus Scanners = clamd

And make sure the clamd settings are sensible further down the file.

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of AlxFrag
> Sent: 15 February 2008 10:43
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Mailscanner warnings
> --[ UxBoD ]-- wrote:
> > would you please run the MailScanner --lint
> >
> > it will either be in /usr/sbin or /usr/local/bin and both should be in
> your path anyway.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> >
> Read 817 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
> MailScanner setting GID to  (1002)
> MailScanner setting UID to  (1004)
> Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
> Using SpamAssassin results cache
> Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
> config: SpamAssassin failed to parse line, "/usr/bin/pyzor" is not valid
> for "pyzor_path", skipping: pyzor_path /usr/bin/pyzor
> bayes: cannot open bayes databases /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes_* R/O:
> tie failed: Permission denied
> bayes: cannot open bayes databases /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes_* R/O:
> tie failed: Permission denied
> bayes: cannot open bayes databases /etc/MailScanner/bayes/bayes_* R/O:
> tie failed: Permission denied
> SpamAssassin reported an error.
> Using locktype = flock
> MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = clamav"
> Found these virus scanners installed: clamav
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