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Old 10th September 2011, 11:06
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The memory usage is fine, so is hard drive space.

Did a bit of troubleshooting and I'm a bit closer to the solution.

I noticed that the problem only occurs when a virus was in a email message.
So it had to be related to clamd.

Also I noticed some time ago that there was a permissions difference in my spamsnake after the update and an old backup 'before' update.

The folder /var/spool/MailScanner should have permissions postfix:www-data for all containing folders:


I manually set them correct yesterday. Somehow the folder incoming gets permissions changed to postfix:clamav and then is when the problems arise. The moment a virus message arrives, mailscanner crashes. If i correct the permissions, mailscanner runs without crashing.

So question is, what is causing /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming to change it permissions?

Thx for your insight.

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