SV: Installation questions..

Anders Andersson, IT andersan at LTKALMAR.SE
Mon Nov 11 13:17:15 GMT 2002

> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
> Från: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
> At 10:52 11/11/2002, you wrote:
> >Server config:
> >2x 1,4 GHz
> >1256 Mb
> >2x 18G scsi/raid1
> >RH 8.0
> >The servers will also work as DNS and DNS-cashing servers
> >
> >Since I really dont have a clue how MS/SA works regarding language
> >is there any point installing support for other language ie. swedish
> >then english?
> MS/SA won't make much use of other languages. You can set the 
> character
> encoding you want to use (probably ISO-8859-15 in your case) in
> MailScanner.conf, and then just translate the reports into 
> Swedish. (Please
> can you send me the translation results if you do this so I 
> can add them to
> the distribution!)
> >What is the most bussy dir for mailscanner so I can put that in the
> >beginning of hardrive(mqueue/ or the /urs/lib/MailScanner)?
> Doesn't make any difference these days as the "cylinder/head/sector"
> address is totally artificial now as they are translated from the real
> position on the disks.
> >Thinking of making separate partitions for mqueue in case I need
> >to reinstall?
> I would advise putting /var/spool into a partition on its 
> own. That way
> are on the same partition, and sendmail will handle
> gracefully odd things happening like your quarantine filling up.

Is there any idea of making /var/spool/MailScanner or.../quarantine
a seperate partition or just make /var/spool big enough to handle
both quarantine etc... say like 10 G's

> You might want to put /var/log on its own too, so rampant 
> logs don't knock
> your server out.
> >Anything else i should consider or should not do?
> >
> >Kind regards
> >
> >/Anders
> --
> Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
> jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
>                              Southampton SO17 1BJ

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