ClamAV Mailscanner not using clamd

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Tue Feb 3 21:02:19 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 9:50 PM, Ghetti, Ron
<Ron.Ghetti at> wrote:
> Hi,
>  this one seems to be eluding me, I've got the settings in
> MailScanner.conf
>  setup, clamav-daemon is installed and a running process based on this:
>>  ps ax | grep [c]lamd
>>4957  ?   Ss      0:06    /usr/sbin/clamd
> So I'm looking for some indication that it is being used properly.
>  Any suggestions ?

Try "MailScanner --lint" for some diagnostic output. Also send the
Eicar test virus through your mail server and look in the logs for
INFECTED, if it's clamscan being used it will say FOUND.


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