A couple or three simple question (Aren't they always)
brian at PORTSMOUTH-COLLEGE.AC.UK
Wed Aug 21 21:48:55 IST 2002
Thanks for the quick answers at this time of night , I thought I was the
only person fiddling at this time of night *grin*
Turns out that we are running 3.13-2 so I guess we should update to the
Is their anything that I should be careful with between the mailscanner.conf
file used in our version and the newer one ? or could I just use our
existing file ?
As for the missing message, I fixed this one by restarting mailscanner and
they have reappeared (must be the magic pixies again)
Thanks for all the work on an excellent package
----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Field" <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
To: <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 9:38 PM
Subject: Re: A couple or three simple question (Aren't they always)
> At 21:08 21/08/2002, you wrote:
> >Could you tell me if their is an easy way to tell which version of
> >Mailscanner we are running ? This may sound like strange question but I
> >didn't install the software and the person who did has moved on and I
> >can't contact him.
> It logs its version number in your maillog on startup. If you installed
> from the rpm distribution you can just do "rpm -q mailscanner".
> >If we are running an older version is it just a matter of stopping
> >mailscanner replacing a main mailscanner scipt in the bin directory and
> >restarting it ?
> No. You will need to install the new version of all of the bin directory,
> and then compare your mailscanner.conf file with the new one to ensure you
> set appropriate values for all the new configuration options.
> >And lastly, mailscanner seems to be running as I sent myself the eicar
> >test virus and got the alerts but none of our messages get the usual
> >signiture of
> >"This message has been scanned for viruses and
> >dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
> >believed to be clean."
> >Did the person who installed this turn it off or what should I check or
> >I have another problem to solve with your help possibly
> Look for "Sign Clean Messages" in your mailscanner.conf file.
> Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
> jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
> Southampton SO17 1BJ
> This message has been scanned for viruses and
> dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
> believed to be clean.
This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.
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