[CentOS] Clamd not working

AnneWilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sun Jun 29 07:36:15 UTC 2008

On Saturday 28 June 2008 21:30:51 AnneWilson wrote:
> On Saturday 28 June 2008 20:38:15 Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> > AnneWilson wrote:
> > > I seem to have been getting the daily updates.  I've not seen the error
> > > message before.  Perhaps it's just because clamd was not started at
> > > bootup (or at all before freshclam ran), do you think?
> >
> > Yes. Because freshclam tries to tell clamd that there have been updates,
> > so that clamd reloads the databases. So if clamd wasn't running,
> > freshclam cannot connect to it.
> Immediately after the update to clamav it wasn't running, but I got a
> different message then, so I didn't recognise this one.  I'll let you know
> what logwatch says in the morning.  Thanks for the help
This morning's report ended with ' Database correctly reloaded (332027 
signatures)', so it looks as though the problem is solved.  I haven't tested 
a reboot, but I think it's safe to assume that 'Foreground' was the problem.

Thanks for all the help


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