[Mimedefang] Wiki: installing mimedefang and clamav

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Wed Dec 7 19:00:00 EST 2005

--On Tuesday, December 06, 2005 6:12 PM -0800 Gary Funck 
<gary at intrepid.com> wrote:

> I've never quite understood why clamd and MdF can't
> run as separate users and still get along.  There'd be
> fewer config. gotchas if clamav could run with its own
> user-id.

That's the way I've run it. I just put the Clam user in defang's group and 
set the MD working directory's permissions to allow group access. I add 
setgid so that all files under that directory inherit its group permissions.

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