Feature Request - Include: <file>

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Dec 16 21:10:09 GMT 2002

At 21:00 16/12/2002, you wrote:
>I'm running MailScanner on a Solaris system, so the "service MailScanner
>reload" is not available but I should be able to script something similar.
>Just to be sure, do all the processes need to HUP'd?  or just the parent?

HUP them all. You can tell you got it right as it should dump some obvious
entries in your mail log.
The code in "check_mailscanner" will output all the PIDs for you, so you
can base it on that.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Julian Field
>[<mailto:mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk>mailto:mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk]
>Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 3:58 PM
>To: MAILSCANNER at jiscmail.ac.uk
>Subject: Re: Feature Request - Include: <file>
>At 20:51 16/12/2002, you wrote:
> >I've given this some consideration and one of the problems with cat'ing
> >the files together is timing.
> >I don't know when exactly to do it so that when MS is started it gets the
> >most recent versions.
> >If I cat the files together every x minutes, I could miss out on just
> >under x minutes worth of updates when MS restarts.
>After you have cated them together, do a "service MailScanner reload" which
>will "kill -HUP" all the MailScanner processes causing them to immediately
>re-configure themselves using the latest configuration files.
>Julian Field
>MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support

Julian Field
MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support

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