[Mimedefang] clamd statility issues?

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Mar 7 17:15:52 EST 2007


Fernando Gleiser wrote:

> Every couple of days, clamd dies for no aparent reason and MD starts
> tempfailing the messages with "problem running virus-scanner"

Yes, the Clam developers seem to be having problems lately.  On some
systems, we run a shell script from cron once a minute that ensures that
clamd is still running and responding.  If not, we kill and restart it.

> Is there anyone else who's seeing this? would it help If I switched from
> clamd to clamscan?

Performance would be dramatically worse.

Regards,

David.


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