[CentOS] Clamd and Amavis
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Mon Apr 13 20:50:48 UTC 2009
On Monday 13 April 2009 19:29:42 Ned Slider wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 13 April 2009 12:31:15 Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> >> Anne Wilson wrote on Mon, 13 Apr 2009 10:00:40 +0100:
> >>> I came unstuck with the instruction regarding the LocalSocket. If I
> >>> change that in clamd.conf to $MYHOME/amavisd.sock or $MYHOME/clamd the
> >>> clamd service won't start, saying the socket doesn't exist.
> >> And maybe that's true, did you check whether it exists?
> > It doesn't. I'm under the impression that a socket cannot be manually
> > created, but has to be created by the application, so I simply don't know
> > what to do about this.
> My tired brain has only just digested the above paragraph - my guess
> would be that the clamav user doesn't have permissions to write to
> $MYHOME so can't create the socket?
> My socket is located at /var/run/clamav/clamd and the /var/run/clamav
> dir is owned by clamav:clamav with 755 perms. The clamav user is also a
> member of the amavis group.
I'm not at the server at the moment, so I'm writing this from memory. I did
check that the user clamav is a mamber of the amavis group. Clamd is using
/tmp/clamd.socket (IIRC) so I've set amavis to that. Both clamd and amavisd
restarted correctly, so I'm hoping that's fixed it.
Thanks for your help
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