[clamav-users] on-access scan

Mickey Sola msola at sourcefire.com
Mon Aug 8 11:12:12 EDT 2016


Hi,

Have you tried running clamd itself with root permissions?

e.g. $sudo clamd [options]

-Mickey

On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 1:18 AM, Z F <mail4me9999 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I have noticed in  /var/log/clamav/clamav.log
>
> Sun Aug  7 01:14:28 2016 -> ERROR: ScanOnAccess: fanotify_init failed:
> Operation not permittedSun Aug  7 01:14:28 2016 -> ScanOnAccess: clamd must
> be started by root
>
> in /etc/clamav/clamd.conf
> I had User clamav
> then I changed to User rootand rebooted but this did not helpnot sure if
> even User should be set to root. I thought clamav is better choice
> thank you very much for your help
> ZF
>
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>     On Sunday, August 7, 2016 1:06 AM, Z F <mail4me9999 at yahoo.com> wrote:
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>  Dear clamav
> I have used these instructions to setup on-access scan
> ClamAV® blog: Configuring On-Access Scanning in ClamAV
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> canOnAccess trueOnAccessIncludePath /home/user/DownloadsOnAccessPrevention
> true
> OnAccessExtraScanning true
> the installed version is
> 0.99+dfsg-1ubuntu1.1
>
> on ubutnu 16.04grep FANOTIFY /boot/config-4.4.0-31-generic
> CONFIG_FANOTIFY=yCONFIG_FANOTIFY_ACCESS_PERMISSIONS=y
> I have made a test virus file
> http://www.eicar.org/86-0-Intended-use.html
> but the test file can be still accessed.
> could someone suggest what I did wrong?thank you
> ZF
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