MailScanner 5.3.4 clamd does not appear to be participating.

Andrews, Vincent v.andrews at
Wed Mar 31 13:42:16 UTC 2021


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 viruses.

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?


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