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Problem with internal logger

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Erik Ellsinger, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. Erik Ellsinger

    Erik Ellsinger Well-Known Member

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    I'm receiving these cron emails about what I'm guessing is clamav not able to update the freshclam.log file:

    /etc/cron.daily/logrotate:
    [Sun Sep 27 04:22:04 2015] [warn] NameVirtualHost *:443 has no VirtualHosts
    ERROR: Problem with internal logger (UpdateLogFile = /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log).

    When I look in /var/log the folder clamav doesn't even exist.

    Anyone have a suggestion on how to solve this?
     
  2. dalem

    dalem Well-Known Member
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    edit your /etc/logrotate.conf
    and remove the /var/log/clamav/freshclam.log entry
     
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    Well that, or you can just create that location, its owned by 'clam' which is why it cannot create itself.
    Code:
    mkdir /var/log/clamav ; chown clam: /var/log/clamav
     
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  4. Erik Ellsinger

    Erik Ellsinger Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! I created the folder but the user that was needed was clamav.
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    I am happy to see the issue is now resolved. Thank you for updating us with the outcome.
     
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