mailscanner setup on debian?

Matthias Klose doko at CS.TU-BERLIN.DE
Sun Mar 10 22:10:51 GMT 2002

Kurt Yoder writes:
> Hello list
> I am trying to set up mailscanner on Debian using the .deb package. The
> instructions on the mailscanner site don't seem to apply to the Debian setup
> of mailscanner. At the mailscanner site, I see
> "Currently, your copy of sendmail will be started by a script such as
> /etc/init.d/mail or /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail. Somewhere in this script will
> be the command to start sendmail itself. This should look like this:
> sendmail -bd -q15m
> You should change this to the following two lines:
> sendmail -bd -ODeliveryMode=queueonly -OQueueDirectory=/var/spool/
>     sendmail -q15m"
> However, in my Debian install (yes, I am using sendmail, not exim), I can't
> find any references to "sendmail -bd -q15m". Anyone have any ideas what I'm
> supposed to do?

at least exim can be configured to be started as a daemon or from
inetd. I never used sendmail ... I'll happily include a description,
how to setup mailscanner with sendmail in the package ...


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