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How to install and configure ClamAV for Qmail

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by qualispace, Feb 5, 2006.

  1. qualispace

    qualispace Regular Pleskian

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    Hello,
    I want to know the procedure for installing ClamAV and configuring it with Qmail so that all the incoming and outgoing emails get scanned for viruses. I have tried http://www.hostbird.com/index.php?mi=open-source-antivir1&ri=open-source-antivir1

    But the problem is that sometimes it runs and sometimes it does not. If anybody has a better way to do so, kindly let me know.

    Regards
    Nitesh N
    QualiSpace
     
  2. jwdick

    jwdick Guest

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    Here's what I did on Plesk 7.5.4:

    I uninstalled psa-spamassassin

    #rpm -e psa-spamassassin

    I uninstalled spamassassin

    #rpm -e spamassassin

    Then installed ART's Clam AV, Spamassassin and qmail-scanner.

    #yum install clamav spamassassion qmail-scanner

    Stop spamassassin, run the configurator, restart spamassassin

    #service spamassassin stop
    #/usr/bin/qmail-scanner-reconfigure
    #service spamassassin start


    Then from the Updater in the control panel install
    spamassassin support and make sure that only the
    psa-spamassassin service is running.
    It should call the proper spamd daemon.
    I had problems with this as it started the spamc daemon which
    blocked all email from coming in, but a simple reboot corrected this.


    The mchk utility should restore the spam settings for each mailbox.by running the command

    #/usr/local/psa/admin/sbin/mchk --with-spam (although this didn't work for me either.)
     
  3. jwdick

    jwdick Guest

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    :confused: Two lines were left out of the instructions above. If you have not already removed Dr.Web do so first with the following:

    rpm -e drweb
    rpm -e drweb-qmail

    Also, if you have already upgraded your spamassassin and installed qmail-scanner, you do not need to reinstall those. Just install clamav using ART's and yum.
     
  4. luribe

    luribe Guest

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    I did the same on Plesk 7.5.4 and didn't work for me.

    So i reinstall psa-spamassassin and spamassassin from plesk updater. Install clamav and qmail-scanner from ART's, reconfigure qmail-scanner and it works.

     
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