Clamav. WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available

Jevgeni Smirnov asked:

I have clamav.log full of these messages, what might be the problem and how to fix this?
I have Debian
clamav-0.97.6+dfsg-1~squeeze1
spamassassin-3.3.1-1
dovecot-pop3d-1.2.15-7
postfix-2.7.1-1+squeeze1
and also there is somewhere near milter.

LocalSocket setting is ok

Tue Jun  4 07:43:34 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:44:34 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:45:34 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:46:34 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:47:34 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:47:58 2013 -> ERROR: Failed to initiate streaming/fdpassing
Tue Jun  4 07:47:58 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:48:58 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available
Tue Jun  4 07:49:33 2013 -> ERROR: Failed to initiate streaming/fdpassing
Tue Jun  4 07:49:33 2013 -> WARNING: No clamd server appears to be available

My answer:


The clamd server doesn’t appear to be running. Try starting it.


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