[clamav-users] FreshClam problem | MailScanner setup

Shawn Webb swebb at sourcefire.com
Wed Oct 29 13:38:03 EDT 2014

On Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 12:14 PM, Mark Meelhuysen <mark at meelhuysen.com>

> Hello,
> I recently installed a CentOS system running MailScanner, ClamAV,
> SpamAssassin and greylisting.
> Since I solved another problem, for which I opened many configfiles, my
> freshclam does nto update automatically anymore. My MailScanner conf is
> adjusted so update starts in /usr instead of /usr/local.
> My maillog is filled with following errors:
> ClamAV updater /usr/local/bin/freshclam cannot be run
> ClamAV updater /usr#015/bin/freshclam cannot be run
> ClamAV updater /usr/local#015/bin/freshclam cannot be run
> First line after finishing install. Second line after editing
> virus.scanners.conf (/usr/local to /usr).
> At the third line i changed the line back (for testing) to /usr/local.
> It seems like something is putting #015 in front of it. Maybe i mistyped
> (without realizing) in a file, but I can not manage to find the problem
> file. Hope someone can help.
> Thanks in advance.
> Mark

Hey Mark,

I would guess that the problem lies in whatever script or process is
calling freshclam. Nothing in ClamAV spits out those kinds of errors.
Please refer to the documentation of the software package you're using that
integrates with ClamAV.



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