MailScanner not scanning emails.

Lawrence Lam publicforum at
Thu Jan 10 18:18:48 GMT 2008

I have problems at these steps:

service sendmail stop
chkconfig sendmail off
chkconfig MailScanner on
service MailScanner start

I ran a check on MailScanner and ClamAV and it showed no error. But
MailScanner is still NOT scanning emails:

[root at server02 MailScanner-4.66.5-3]# MailScanner --lint
Trying to setlogsock(unix)
Checking version numbers...
Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.66.5) is correct.

Your envelope_sender_header in spam.assassin.prefs.conf is correct.

Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
SpamAssassin temp dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp
SpamAssassin reported no errors.
MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = clamav"
Found these virus scanners installed: clamav
Virus Scanner test reports:
ClamAV said " contains Eicar-Test-Signature"

If any of your virus scanners (clamav)
are not listed there, you should check that they are installed correctly
and that MailScanner is finding them correctly via its virus.scanners.conf.
[root at server02 MailScanner-4.66.5-3]#

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