[Mimedefang] Re: ClamAV and EICAR tests

Jeremy Mates jmates at sial.org
Sat Jul 19 13:01:01 EDT 2003

* Andrew S. Johnson <andy at asjohnson.com>
> I've setup mimedefang to use clamav (I think), but when I send the
> EICAR test virus it doesn't seem to get picked up. How do I need to
> put the test payload into an e-mail so that clamav will pick it up? I
> looked in the clamav db file and the EICAR virus signature is there,
> so that's not it.

My MIMEDefang/clamav setups detect Eicar properly; you probably
misconfigured one (or more) things somewhere along the line. The
following documentation may help.


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