[clamav-users] clamav on centos 7: changing runas user

Dennis Peterson dennispe at inetnw.com
Wed Jan 20 14:20:38 EST 2016


Correction on the path - should be /etc/tmpfiles.d.

dp

On 1/20/16 10:28 AM, Dennis Peterson wrote:
> /var/run is a link to /run which is a tmpfs file system. Look in 
> /etc/sysconfig/tmpfiles.d for a config file for clamav and see man tmpfiles.d 
> to understand the file format.
>
> It is sometimes (well, frequently) helpful to download an rpm package and look 
> inside it to see all the files that will be installed and where. This is 
> particularly true if you are using systemd for the first time.
>
> dp
>
> On 1/19/16 8:15 PM, Prabhu Mannu wrote:
>> Dear All,
>>
>>
>> I am having little trouble with configuring Clamav sever on centos 7 to run 
>> as different user, the mail problem for me is that the /var/run/clam.scan 
>> folder permission reverts back to its original permission and user name after 
>> reboot.
>>
>>
>> OS: centos 7 64bit
>>
>> Selinux: enabled
>>
>> Clamav: installed from epel repo
>>
>>
>> The user I am trying to run is “mail” and I tried to change the folder of 
>> /var/run/clam.scan to allow group users to read and write but after every 
>> restart it changes to default permission there by not allowing me to run the 
>> Clamav as different user.
>>
>> User mail and clamscan are belong to each other group.
>>
>>
>> [root at backupemail run]# groups mail
>>
>> mail : mail clamscan
>>
>> [root at backupemail run]# groups clamscan
>>
>> clamscan : clamscan mail
>>
>> [root at backupemail run]# ls –lZ |grep clamd.scan
>>
>> drwx--x---. clamscan clamscan system_u:object_r:antivirus_var_run_t:s0 
>> clamd.scan
>>
>>
>> if I change the permission by running chmod g+rw clamd.scan, the permission 
>> does not persist over reboot of the OS
>>
>>
>> if anyone can help/share some info It would highly appreciated.
>>
>>
>> With regard
>> Prabhu
>>
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