[Mimedefang] md_syslog not working Mimedefang 2.71

Jon Rowlan jon.rowlan at sads.com
Sat Apr 26 05:50:58 EDT 2014

> Yes.  All you have to do is add the clamav user to the defang group,
and make sure your MIMEdefang spool dir has permissions equivalent to
> drwxr-x--- 9 defang defang 260 2014-04-25 15:36 /var/spool/MIMEDefang/

I did that and cannot get the daemonised clam working as there still
seems to be a permissions issue but I see that the command line clamav
is running fine and picking up EiCar. That's good, I presume that is

> I also use the -G option for MIMEdefang, but I can't remember if it's
I can't find any reference to -G in man of mimedefang,
mimedefang-multiplexor or mimedefang-filter.

> If you have selinux enabled, you may have other issues.  But I always
disable it.
apparently (as far as I can see from articles I have found) selinux is
installed in Debian Wheezy but disabled.

Thanks Matt!


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