[clamav-users] Error (Cannot connect to unix socket '/var/lib/clamav/clamd.socket': connect: No such file or directory)

Tobi tobisworld at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 11:02:27 EDT 2016


Hi Chris

sorry I was not clear enough. I did not mean to start the service via systemd but to call like

sudo /usr/sbin/clamd -c /path/to/config

and see then if the socket has been created in expected location.

Cheers

tobi

----- Originale Nachricht -----
Von: Chris <cpollock at embarqmail.com>
Gesendet: 07.08.16 - 15:51
An: clamav-users at lists.clamav.net
Betreff: Re: [clamav-users] Error (Cannot connect to unix socket '/var/lib/clamav/clamd.socket': connect: No such file or directory)

> On Sun, 2016-08-07 at 10:49 +0200, Tobi wrote:
>> It might a systemd issue. Have you tried to start clamd by calling it
>> directly on cli? Does it create the socket then?
>> 
>> Cheers
>> 
>> tobi
> 
> I've tried that lots of times Tobi, however, it still doesn't create
> it:
> 
> chris at localhost:~$ sudo service clamav-daemon stop  [ - ]  clamav-
> daemon
> 
> chris at localhost:~$ sudo service clamav-daemon start [ + ]  clamav-
> daemon
> 
> The 'clamd.socket' file should be between these two but it's not:
> 
> -rw-r--r--  1 clamav clamav    446464 Jun 23 11:40 bytecode.cld
> -rw-r--r--  1 clamav clamav        82 Jul 13 14:44 crdfam.clamav.hdb
> 
> 
> 
>> ----- Originale Nachricht -----
>> Von: Chris <cpollock at embarqmail.com>
>> Gesendet: 07.08.16 - 04:49
>> An: clamav-users at lists.clamav.net
>> Betreff: [clamav-users] Error (Cannot connect to unix socket
>> '/var/lib/clamav/clamd.socket': connect: No such file or directory)
>> 
>> > 
>> > I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS earlier this week and it installed
>> > ClamAV
>> > 0.99. I previously had 98.7 installed and running perfectly. I have
>> > it
>> > being called by Spamassassin. When an incoming message is checked
>> > the
>> > line in the subject appears. Permissions for the directory
>> > /var/lib/clamav:
>> > 
>> > drwxr-xr-x 3 clamav        clamav        4096 Aug  6 20:36 clamav
>> > 
>> > Owner and group of each file in /var/lib/clamav is clamav  clamav.
>> > 
>> > The clamd.ctl file exist as shown in my /etc/clamav/clamd.conf:
>> > 
>> > # This option allows you to save a process identifier of the
>> > listening
>> > # daemon (main thread).
>> > # Default: disabled
>> > PidFile /var/run/clamav/clamd.pid
>> > 
>> > I have the /tmp location set:
>> > 
>> > # Optional path to the global temporary directory.
>> > # Default: system specific (usually /tmp or /var/tmp).
>> > TemporaryDirectory /var/tmp
>> > 
>> > I have this set for the socket file:
>> > 
>> > # Path to a local socket file the daemon will listen on.
>> > # Default: disabled (must be specified by a user)
>> > LocalSocket /var/lib/clamav/clamd.socket
>> > 
>> > It's not getting created no matter what I do. It used to be created
>> > in
>> > fact it was there before I did the system upgrade.
>> > 
>> > Any assistance would be appreciated.
>> > 
>> > Chris
>> > 
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