ERROR: Can't create temporary directory

Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Tue Jan 15 19:25:19 GMT 2013

Read the comments in mailscanner.conf regarding run as group and also the
clamav sections


On Tuesday, 15 January 2013, Arthur Stephens wrote:

> Found more info but do not know what to do with it.
> LibClamAV Error: cli_cvdload(): Can't create temporary directory
> /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/SpamAssassin-Temp/tmp.MEXKt7tBWN/clamav-0ae6d431f2c479eaf47e7a3ea69ff06b
> LibClamAV Error: Can't load /var/lib/clamav/daily.cvd: Can't create
> temporary directory
> And when I look in the SpamAssassin-Temp folder I see a file called
> tmp.MEXKt7tBWN but not a folder
> Any ideas?
> --
> Arthur Stephens
> Senior Sales Technician
> Ptera Wireless Inc.
> PO Box 135
> 24001 E Mission Suite 50
> Liberty Lake, WA 99019
> 509-927-7837
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Martin Hepworth, CISSP
Oxford, UK
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