[CentOS] clamav

Tue Jun 3 01:36:52 UTC 2014
Emmett Culley <lst_manage at webengineer.com>

On 05/30/2014 02:59 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 4:14 PM, Emmett Culley
> <lst_manage at webengineer.com> wrote:
>>>> So I removed it all again and reinstalled from RPMforge.  Now it all works as expected.  I never should have switch from RPMforge to EPEL for these programs.
>>> actually, IMHO, you should have switched.   EPEL is much better
>>> maintained than RPMforge these days.   the catch is, to do that switch
>>> cleanly, you woudl have had to completely uninstall the rpmforge
>>> version, disable rpmforge, THEN install the epel version
>> I did that, and still clam failed to filter mail.  I do admin that I didn't delete "all" related files before installing from EPEL, ANsd I do also feel that EPEL is the better choice, so I guess I'll do it all over again.
> I don't think just installing the package makes it filter mail.   If
> you want to really start from scratch you might try mimedefang to
> drive all your scanning/filtering, especially if you are running
> sendmail and can write some perl snippets to control it.
Sorry, I quit trying to get sendmail to do what I needed many years ago.  I've found postfix to be much easier to configure and extend.

I've put my system back to using rpmforge repo for clamd and amavisd-new and my email system is back to running flawlessly,  We'll see what happens next time there is an update.