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Dec 14, 2005, 1:49 PM
Post #3 of 3
On Wednesday 14 Dec 2005 18:50, weales [at] xmission wrote:
Re: WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. Falling back to HTTP mode.
[In reply to]
> FC3, installed clamav-0.87.1 and trying to get it working.
> DNS problem with freshclam.
> I've read all the posts I can find to fix this, but nothing works.
> I normally run DNS on my box, so I thought that was the problem.
> I disabled it and set resolv.conf to look at external DNS, with same
> I can "host" and "dig" the mirrors.
> Here is the error output:
> [root [at] bo freshclam]# ./freshclam
> ClamAV update process started at Wed Dec 14 11:41:40 2005
> ERROR: Not a TXT record
> WARNING: Invalid DNS reply. Falling back to HTTP mode.
> Reading CVD header (main.cvd): OK (IMS)
> main.cvd is up to date (version: 34, sigs: 39625, f-level: 5, builder:
> tkojm) Reading CVD header (daily.cvd): OK (IMS)
> daily.cvd is up to date (version: 1162, sigs: 1306, f-level: 6, builder:
> [root [at] bo freshclam]#
> Thanks in advanced for any helpful suggestions.
install dnscache from djbdns. Your mailer software will appreciate it too
There is also info in the FAQ on clamav.net
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