On 2/22/2018 8:29 AM, J Doe wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I recently installed ClamAV 0.99.3 on a Ubuntu 16.04.03 LTS server and 
>> utilize it as a milter for Postfix v. 3.1.0.
>> When freshclam runs according to its’ cron job and successfully downloads an 
>> update, it leaves the following note in the freshclam log:
>> WARNING: clamd was NOT notified:  Can’t connect to clamd through 
>> /var/spool/postfix/var/run/clamav/clamd.sock
>> My initial thought was a simple permissions error, so I checked the 
>> permissions to the clamd.sock socket:
>> drwxr-xr-x    clamav clamav    /var/spool/postfix/var/run/clamav
>> srw-rw-rw    clamav clamav    /var/spool/postfix/var/run/clamd.sock 

This path doesn't match the error message above.

>> $ sudo -u clamav namei -m /var/spool/postfix/var/run/clamav/clamd.sock

Yet this path does.

>> I’m pretty sure this is a minor mistake on my part; can anyone suggest a 
>> solution ?

Check your paths in clamd.conf and freshclam.conf carefully. It's
likely they don't match.

  -- Noel Jones
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