mailscanner & exim

Rajesh Fowkar rfowkar at YAHOO.COM
Mon Dec 17 23:59:01 GMT 2001

Nick Phillips saw fit to inform me that:
>On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 11:24:47PM +0000, Rajesh Fowkar wrote:
>> This is correct. Because I am not connected while sending these mails and
>> after scanning them they are staying in the queue /var/spool/exim/input.
>> But mail does not show them nor mail -C /etc/exim_outgoing.conf.
>> As soon as I stop mailscanner and start only exim all the mails are back in
>> queue and exim starts sending them.
>This would imply that mailscanner is correctly set up but that the exim that
>should send things out is not; when those mails finally get sent, do they
>have the mailscanner header added?

Yes. mailscanner headers are added since these messages are scanned and
than it remains in the outgoing queue without getting delivered. Only when
I stop mailscanner and start exim as one process these mails are delivered
from /var/spool/exim/input.

This mail I am sending directly using exim. I have not started mailscanner.
Thus only one exim process is running. You won't get mailscanner header in
this mail.


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