Re: Trouble with ClamAV

From: Josh Berry (
Date: Wed 24 Dec 2003 - 22:42:30 GMT

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    For testing purposes I am running the clam process as root. Would the
    filter user account need different permissions to run clam against the
    incoming files?

    > On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 10:21:24AM -0600, Josh Berry wrote:
    >> I sent an eicar.txt test file to see if it would drop/mangle the file
    >> and it did nothing. I tested ClamAV locally and it correctly
    >> identified the file as a virus. I then ran check_for_virus locally
    >> and it worked properly also.
    > Maybe some problems with file permissions? I'd check if the user
    > ClamAV is running as is able to read the temporary files created by the
    > filter script.
    > Cheers,
    > David
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