McAfee autoupdater debugging

Scott Silva ssilva at
Mon Mar 16 23:53:34 GMT 2009

on 3-16-2009 4:32 PM Scott Silva spake the following:
> I need some clues on where to look for a McAfee updater problem on my systems.
> One system updates fine but doesn't delete the old dats(CentOS 5.2). Another
> system doesn't update at all, but manually running the mcafee-autoupdate
> script does update, so it must be in the update_virus_scanner code or
> paths(CentOS 4.7).
> I don't see any logging done by the update_virus_scanner script.
Never mind on the updating, it was a corrupted virus.scanners.conf, but I
still need a clue stick on the auto deletion of the old dat files, I will read
the code some more in the AM.

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