[clamav-users] No file descriptor received error

Nigel Jones Nigel.Jones at ast-uk.com
Fri Jan 12 14:59:23 UTC 2018

Hi everyone....

I am looking for some guidance on a problem I have with clamav scanning web traffic.

I am using a custom OS (buildroot) and have Squid (Version 3.5.24), CLAMAV (0.99.2) and C-ICAP Server (0.4.2) installed and I thought working well as I can browse the internet via Squid and get no errors ( I was previously on all traffic but seemed to have fixed those now). However, when I try and download the EICAR test file, or any file for that matter, I get an error in C-ICAP server.log file: `clamd_scan response: 'No file descriptor received. ERROR'`.

Anyone got any pointers of where to look? I have tried increasing debugging to 10, but no further information is shown about what could be causing the issue.


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