[clamav-users] Can't get clamd to run: v0.102.0

Brian Fluet bf4peg at zoho.com
Wed Oct 16 10:39:45 EDT 2019


The error pointed me to a typo in clamd.conf.  Problem solved.

Thank you Micah.  

--
Brian Fluet

On 16 Oct 2019 at 14:09, Micah Snyder (micasnyd) wrote:

> Hi Brian,
> 
> Try running clamd.exe from cmd.exe so you can see what the error
> message is.  It could be that clamd.conf.sample still needs to be
> renamed to clamd.conf.  It's harder to tell on Windows, because they
> like to hide file extensions.  
> 
> Micah
> 
> On 10/16/19, 8:51 AM, "clamav-users on behalf of Brian Fluet via
> clamav-users" <clamav-users-bounces at lists.clamav.net on behalf of
> clamav-users at lists.clamav.net> wrote:
> 
>     Hi All,
> 
>     My attempts to test v0.102.0 have failed, specifically being
>     unable to get clamd to run.  This is on a Win7 machine using the
>     x86 portable.  
> 
>     Double clicking clamd.exe results in a flash of a command window
>     but that's it.  No log file is created.  I first thought that I
>     had forgotten to rem-out the .conf "Example" line but I hadn't.  I
>     have checked the paths in the .conf (log,temp,database) and that
>     another instance of clamd was not running.  How else do I
>     troubleshoot?
> 
>     FWIW, v0.101.4 is working fine.
> 
>     --
>     Brian Fluet
> 
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