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

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 17:54:08 EDT 2014

On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 4:46 PM, Cliff Hayes <chayes at afo.net> wrote:
> Two problems:
> a) the shell for clamav is set to /sbin/nologin so I can't su to it ...
> should I change the shell?

You can do: "su -s /bin/bash clamav'.

> b) the email files clamd is trying to look at never stay on the server for
> more than a second or two.

At least see if you can access anything that needs the defang group.
If it doesn't work manually, then there group is set up wrong.  If it
does, something must be wrong with the clamd startup that it isn't
picking up the group membership.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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