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Troubleshooting
Product ConnectXf
Version All
Applies to Administrators
Level Advanced



Failed to start clamd

Symptoms

  • While restarting Clamd it gives follwing error
Starting Clam AntiVirus Daemon: Can't open /dev/null
ERROR: daemonize() failed                                 [FAILED]
:Error : failed to start clamav service:                  [FAILED]
Could not restart clamav service:                         [FAILED]

Cause

  • /dev/null file doesnot have rw rights

Solution

  • Give read-write access to /dev/null file
chmod 666 /dev/null
  • Start Clamav service
/etc/init.d/clamav restart