Cannot create + lock headers file

Julian Field mailscanner at
Sat Dec 14 19:15:06 GMT 2002

At 19:02 14/12/2002, you wrote:
>On Sat, 2002-12-14 at 10:37, Stephen Lee wrote:
> > I've installed the RPM version of MS 4.10-1 on a
> > Redhat7.1/Sendmail/Sophos box. The installation seems to be fine. Upon
> > receipt of a message, syslog reports the following errors:
> >
> > Cannot create + lock headers file
> > /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/1269/gBEITk401272.header,  at
> > /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ line 237
>Never mind folks. I swear I killed off the old MailScanner process
>before starting the new version...

But did the V3 check_mailscanner cron job restart it while you were
installing V4?
That's why the script reminds you at the end :-)
Julian Field
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