Mailscanner frequence scanning

Julian Field jkf at
Tue Dec 18 09:23:14 GMT 2001

At 17:19 17/12/2001, you wrote:
>When i start mailscanner it scans immediatly and after each
>5 or 10 minutes. During this time the number messages grow in this
>And after 1 hour it does not scan any more.
>Is it possible to tell mailscanner to scan more often ?

Have you tried switching off the spam checks? The DNS timeouts could be
hitting you badly.

>Is there problem on linux mandrake 8.1 (kernel 2.4.8-26) with mailscanner ?

Not as far as we know.

>>Is there anything to change in like :
>$Config::VirusScanner ?

You shouldn't need to edit at all. Edit mailscanner.conf instead.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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