Upgrading MailScanner/Sophos

Julian Field jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Mar 25 09:51:17 GMT 2002

At 09:36 25/03/2002, you wrote:
>Quick question - am I correct in assuming that upgrading to a new
>version of MailScanner (RH 7.2) is simply a case of running "rpm -U" on
>the new rpm? Do I need to back up any changed files in the etc
>directory or will it back these up?

Backup your etc files first, then diff them against the new ones so you
pick up the new keywords in the mailscanner.conf file.

>Sophos - just a case of re-running
>/usr/local/MailScanner/bin/Sophos.install on the new Sophos tar bundle?

Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
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Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
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