weird mailscanner clamd error

Naz Snidanko nsnidanko at
Thu Jan 6 14:11:36 GMT 2011

I just checked:


I am using 4.82.3-1 and this modification is there. It does not solve
the problem. I haven't tried running clamd under root since it would
violate our security principles.

Are you guys sure it is not a problem with clamd itself? Clamav doesn't
get this error.


Naz Snidanko
Desktop & Network Support
Harper Power Products Inc.
(p) 416 201- 7506
 nsnidanko at
-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Iulian
L Dragomir
Sent: January 6, 2011 6:05 AM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: weird mailscanner clamd error

On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Randal, Phil
<prandal at> wrote:
> The only workaround I've found is to run clamd as root.
> I've seen the same issue with MailScanner / sendmail on CentOS.

If it is the same problem then try this:
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