[Mimedefang] ClamAV defang User ?

Nels Lindquist nlindq at maei.ca
Thu Aug 23 18:02:29 EDT 2007

Daniel Aquino wrote:

> It looks like the temporary directories don't have write permissions
> for the group...
> And the conf file doesn't seem to have a umask option...
> Perhaps I would need to alter code in mimedefang.pl ?

ClamAV doesn't actually need write permission, just read.

If /var/spool/MIMEDefang is tmpfs (which it absolutely should be) then
in /etc/fstab, you can add "mode=750" to the options field.

Nels Lindquist

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