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Re: [Clamav-users] freshclam.log

From: Chris <cpollock_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Mar 06 2009 - 12:24:12 GMT
To: clamav-users@lists.clamav.net


On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 06:09 -0600, Chris wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 22:45 -0800, Dennis Peterson wrote:
> > Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > > On Thu, 5 Mar 2009, Dennis Peterson wrote:
> > >
> > >> Does freshclam.log exist and if so, who owns it and what are the permissions?
> > >
> > > locate freshclam.log in a terminal? Don't know about Mac but there
> > > should be something similar.
> > >
> >
> > The OP knows where it should be and even described the permissions of the parent
> > directories but never mentioned if the log itself exists nor what it's
> > attributes are. Hence the question.
> >
> No Dennis it does not exist in /var/log/clamav. The only freshclam logs
> there are the ones created by logrotate prior to my install of 95rc1.
>

Ok, my head up my rear again I guess. Running freshclam manually does not create the log. I had my /etc/rc.d/init.d/freshclam startup script borked - wrong path to freshclam in it. It's now fixed, freshclam is running as a service and the log was created. Apologies

Chris -- KeyID 0xE372A7DA98E6705C

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