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Old 11th July 2008
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Default Can't connect to clamd through /var/run/clamav/clamd

hi

I have a newest ports tree update on my freeBSD 7.0
I've installed clamav from ports and after freshclam, I get the following WARNING message:
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# freshclam
ClamAV update process started at Fri Jul 11 15:19:48 2008
main.cvd is up to date (version: 47, sigs: 312304, f-level: 31, builder: sven)
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daily.cld updated (version: 7690, sigs: 37055, f-level: 33, builder: mcichosz)
Database updated (349359 signatures) from database.clamav.net (IP: 130.59.10.36)
WARNING: Clamd was NOT notified: Can't connect to clamd through /var/run/clamav/clamd
connect(): No such file or directory
what's wrong and howto solve this problem ?

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have you checked the configuration in your freshclam.conf? i believe this error might be caused by the value of NotifyClamd.

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It's not an error, it's a warning, which can eb safely ignored.

As nadamson already pointed out, freshclam is trying to notify clamd that a new database is installed, so that clamd can reload it, if you don't have clamd running then it can't be notified (du'h).
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