Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Sep 9 10:25:58 IST 2009

Search your system for "" with a command like "locate" and delete it.

You will be far better off using clamd, which is available from 
rpmforge, this is *way* faster than using the clamav setting, as that 
runs the command-line scanner for each batch of messages. Using clamd 
avoids all the startup time associated with ClamAV.

If you have installed ClamAV under /usr/local, then search your 
/usr/local directories for any mention of files or directories 
containing "clam" in their name, and delete them. Something like "find 
/usr/local -name '*[Cc]lam*' -print" should find them for you.

Then you can install clamd and its dependencies from rpmforge and use 
that instead.

On 09/09/2009 10:03, Maurizio Salvadeo wrote:
> how can I remove clamavmodule? I need to scan my email with clamav.
> MailScanner does not scan any message and this is my config:
> Reading configuration file /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
> Reading configuration file /etc/MailScanner/conf.d/README
> Read 856 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
> Read 6695 hostnames from the phishing blacklists
> Checking version numbers...
> Version number in MailScanner.conf (4.78.14) is correct.
> Your envelope_sender_header in spam.assassin.prefs.conf is correct.
> Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
> Using SpamAssassin results cache
> Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
> SpamAssassin reported no errors.
> Connected to Processing Attempts Database
> Created Processing Attempts Database successfully
> There are 0 messages in the Processing Attempts Database
> Using locktype = posix
> MailScanner.conf says "Virus Scanners = clamav"
> Found these virus scanners installed: clamavmodule
> ===========================================================================
> Filename Checks: Windows/DOS Executable (1
> Other Checks: Found 1 problems
> Virus and Content Scanning: Starting
> ===========================================================================
> If any of your virus scanners (clamavmodule)
> are not listed there, you should check that they are installed correctly
> and that MailScanner is finding them correctly via its virus.scanners.conf.


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