bsd at bathnetworks.com
Thu Apr 13 13:56:16 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 08:27 -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: robert [mailto:bsd at bathnetworks.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2006 8:11 AM
> > To: darryl at osborne-ind.com
> > Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: ClamAV question
> > On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 08:14 -0500, Darryl Hoar wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > > I am running Freebsd 6-release. I have been following the
> > > qmailrocks.org document for setting up qmail, squirrel,
> > > spamassasssin & clamav (& misc) on Freebsd.
> > >
> > > Everything has gone fine, but I am having a small problem.
> > > When I run the test_installation.sh -doit which sends a
> > regular email, a
> > > spam email & 2 virus emails (safe of course) , ClamAV places the
> > > messages in the quarantine directory, but never delevers the warning
> > > message to the intended recepient notifying them of the email being
> > > quarantines. From my reading, that is what is suppose to happen.
> > >
> > > I have googled, I have posted to the forums at
> > qmailrocks.org, I have
> > > IRC'd on the clamav channel with no help.
> > >
> > > Any ideas ?
> > >
> > > thanks,
> > > Darryl
> > >
> > Darryl,
> > In the qmailrocks installation of Qmail the warning message
> > is not sent
> > to the recipient, but to the postmaster account. Have a look there.
> > Rob
> Well, I get no email alert to the postmaster or any other account when
> the test "virus laden" message is sent (as part of the test_installation.sh
> I see the message in the quarantine directory, but no alert.
The Qmailrocks mailing list is really the right place to answer this.
Normally you would get an answer if you ask the right question that is!
Qmail scanner is the thing that does the notification, This could be
mis-configured or just plainly not running. Try going over the
configuration again. There is some help on Bil Olson's site :
http://www.goodcleanemail.com with the settings of Qmailscanner.
BTW, the qmailrocks site has not been updated for some time, the freebsd
guide is out of date - a number of packages have been updated, Qmail
Scanner is now at version 2.00. Have a look at
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