How to Disable Clamav and Amavis for Postfix

How to disable Clamav and Amavis for postfix

 

If you want to run postfix but not run the antivirus (Clam, Amavis), there is a way to disable those services while allowing postfix to run as normal.

Follow the instructions you can easily to disable Clamav and Amavis for postfix.

1) Edit the file/etc/postfix/main.cf

And use the following commands :

content_filter = amavis:[127.0.0.1]:10024
receive_override_options = no_address_mappings

 

2) Edit the file /etc/postfix/master.cf

And use the following commend :

amavis unix – – – – 2 smtp
-o smtp_data_done_timeout=1200
-o smtp_send_xforward_command=yes
127.0.0.1:10025 inet n – – – – smtpd
-o content_filter=
-o local_recipient_maps=
-o relay_recipient_maps=
-o smtpd_restriction_classes=
-o smtpd_client_restrictions=
-o smtpd_helo_restrictions=
-o smtpd_sender_restrictions=
-o smtpd_recipient_restrictions=permit_mynetworks,rej ect
-o mynetworks=127.0.0.0/8
-o strict_rfc821_envelopes=yes
-o receive_override_options=no_unknown_recipient_chec ks,no_header_body_checks
-o smtpd_bind_address=127.0.0.1

 

3) To stop the services :

/etc/init.d/amavisd stop
/etc/init.d/clamav-daemon stop
/etc/init.d/clamav-freshclam stop
/etc/init.d/clamd.amavisd stop

 

4) Disable the services from start-up :

chkconfig –levels 235 amavisd off
chkconfig –levels 235 clamav-daemon off
chkconfig –levels 235 clamav-freshclam off
chkconfig –levels 235 clamd.amavisd off

 

5) Reboot your server, and restart postfix by entering :

/etc/init.d/postfix restart

 

 

 

 


How to Disable Clamav and Amavis for Postfix, Hostripples Web Hosting

Vishwajit Kale

Vishwajit Kale blazed onto the digital marketing scene back in 2015 and is the digital marketing strategist of Hostripples, a company that aims to provide affordable web hosting solutions. Vishwajit is experienced in digital and content marketing along with SEO. He's fond of writing technology blogs, traveling and reading.