MailScanner 5.3.4 clamd does not appear to be participating.
pramod at mindspring.co.za
Mon Aug 30 14:02:11 UTC 2021
I’m having a similar issue which I can't resolve. What user do you run clamd as ?
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Thanks for those pointers, it was an ownership issue to do with /var/run/clamd.mailscanner/clamd.sock. It was owned by the wrong account. It seems to be up and running now.
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On Wed, 31 Mar 2021, Andrews, Vincent wrote:
> We have a new MailScanner V5.3.4 on a CentOS 7 system. Running the –lint command proves that it can use both Sophos and clamd, however it is only Sophos that appears to be catching
> Clamd is installed via the OS route – version is 0.103.0-3.
> MailScanner.conf is ‘Virus Scanners = auto’ was ‘Virus Scanners = clamd, sophos’.
> Virus.scanners.conf entry for clamd is /bin/false, but as I cannot see a specific wrapper I assume that is Ok.
> I am loath to cut out Sophos from the list and see what happens.
> Do I need to do anything else?
A good start is to check your clamd configuration.
On my CentOS servers, I am using /etc/clamd.d/mailscanner.conf
Check the daemon with
systemctl status clamd at mailscanner.service
If it's OK, use clamdscan (not clamscan) to check a file that can be read
by everyone (ie. /etc/hosts):
clamdscan -c /etc/clamd.d/mailscanner.conf /etc/hosts
----------- SCAN SUMMARY -----------
Infected files: 0
Time: 0.002 sec (0 m 0 s)
Start Date: 2021:03:31 16:13:29
End Date: 2021:03:31 16:13:29
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