[Mimedefang] Fwd: Re: clamav vs clamd vs clamscan

Richard Laager rlaager at wiktel.com
Sun Oct 12 17:54:25 EDT 2014

On Sun, 2014-10-12 at 14:18 -0500, Cliff Hayes wrote:
> I tried your idea.
> I updated the following in clamd.conf:
> LocalSocket /var/run/clamav/clamd.socket
> PidFile /var/run/clamav/clamd.pid
> User clamav
> Now I get this error when starting clamd:
> ERROR: Can't open/parse the config file /usr/local/etc/clamd.conf
> I am starting as root as instructed in clamd.conf
> I have gotten that error before ... it usually means there is a user 
> issue.  When I go back to running as root it knows to look in /etc/ for 
> clamd.conf

I have no idea why your clamd is looking in /usr/local/etc instead
of /etc.

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