[clamav-users] ScanOnAccess issue when clamd launched from systemd

Bond Masuda bond.masuda at hexadiam.com
Wed May 4 14:11:01 EDT 2016


Is SELinux enabled on that system? If so, I would look to see if SELinux 
is blocking.


On 05/04/2016 09:29 AM, Mikko Caldara wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to configure OnAccess scanning on the whole drive, as read in this post blog:
> http://blog.clamav.net/2016/03/configuring-on-access-scanning-in-clamav.html (first example)
> It works fine if I launch clamd manually, with: /usr/sbin/clamd -c /etc/clamd.conf &
>
> If I use systemd to launch the clamd service, the ScanOnAccess functionality is broken (Permission denied).
>
> Here's the systemd file:
>
>
>
> [Unit]
>
> Description=ClamAV Daemon
>
>
> [Service]
>
> ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/mkdir -p /var/run/clamav
>
> Type=forking
>
> PIDFile=/var/run/clamav/clamd.pid
>
> User=root
>
> ExecStart=/usr/sbin/clamd -c /etc/clamd.conf
>
>
> [Install]
>
> WantedBy=multi-user.target
>
>
> And here is the partial log, with the error:
>
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:29 2016 -> +++ Started at Wed May  4 15:45:29 2016
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:29 2016 -> clamd daemon 0.99.1 (OS: linux-gnu, ARCH: x86_64, CPU: x86_64)
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:29 2016 -> Running as user root (UID 0, GID 0)
>
> [...]
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:30 2016 -> ScanOnAccess: notifying only for access attempts.
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:30 2016 -> ScanOnAccess: Protecting '/' and rest of mount.
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:30 2016 -> ScanOnAccess: Max file size limited to 5242880 bytes
>
> Wed May  4 15:45:31 2016 -> ERROR: ScanOnAccess: Internal error (failed to read data) ... Permission denied
>
>
> Any ideas as of why this is happening?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> /MC
>
>
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