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Old 08-02-2006, 12:39 PM   #1
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postfix+clamav problem

Hi all,

I try to test my new MTA server with (postfix,sasl,mysql,clamav,etc), and i get this clamav error message:

Aug 2 14:33:25 CAM88-N amavis[2754]: (02754-07) (!) ClamAV-clamd: Can't connect to UNIX socket /var/run/clamav/clamd: No such file or directory, retrying (2)
Aug 2 14:33:31 CAM88-N amavis[2754]: (02754-07) (!!) ClamAV-clamd av-scanner FAILED: Too many retries to talk to /var/run/clamav/clamd (Can't connect to UNIX socket /var/run/clamav/clamd: No such file or directory) at (eval 41) line 268.
Aug 2 14:33:31 CAM88-N amavis[2754]: (02754-07) (!!) WARN: all primary virus scanners failed, considering back
# ls -l /var/run/
total 49
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 2006-08-02 13:37 -> /var/spool/authdaemon/pid
drwxr----- 2 amavis amavis 80 2006-08-02 13:53 clamav
Anyone can help me?

Last edited by eduac; 08-02-2006 at 12:40 PM.
Old 08-03-2006, 10:11 AM   #2
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Check that the clamav config file and the amavisd config file are referencing the clamav.sock socket in the same location.


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