On 11/11/2016 02:39 AM, Rob Kampen wrote: > When I invoke from the CLI - there is a -nofork=yes as a part of the > invocation. > When systemd tries to do the invocation via the ExecStart line - the > original clamd at .service file had this --nofork=yes also, the problem > was that this just caused an abend of the start up with the message: Not on my system, it doesn't: $ grep Exec /usr/lib/systemd/system/clamd at .service ExecStart = /usr/sbin/clamd -c /etc/clamd.d/%i.conf --foreground=yes $ rpm -qf /usr/lib/systemd/system/clamd at .service clamav-server-systemd-0.99.2-1.el7.noarch > > /usr/sbin/clamd: unrecognized option `--nofork=yes' > > ERROR: Unknown option passed > > ERROR: Can't parse command line options > and a look at the clamd man shows no such parameter - thus I removed it. > I wonder if this is the issue? Not sure what I can or how I can test. Yeah, it might be worth removing the package and reinstalling it. You shouldn't need to modify the provided systemd service file.