RBL error

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Nov 19 18:41:44 GMT 2002

At 17:24 19/11/2002, you wrote:
>Hello all, I'm running a solaris 7 email server with sendmail 8.12.4.
>I'm using most of the default mailscanner settings. Spamassassin is ON.
>Everything works fine for serveral hours then the following messages appears
>in my maillog...
>Nov 16 17:09:06 astrosun.astro.cornell.edu MailScanner[4800]: RBL Checks
>failed with real error: Can't use an undefined value as a symbol reference
>at /opt/MailScanner/bin/MailScanner/RBLs.pm line 159, <GEN99> line 27.
>At this point mailscanner stops processing the mail in the mqueue.in.
>Looking thru the logs I don't see any particular incident that causes this

I have re-written the pipe code in RBLs.pm and SA.pm as 1 other user was
having the same problem but in a different place. I can't reproduce the
problem myself, but I hope my tweaks will help.
If you want a copy of the new code to try out, drop me a line privately and
I'll send it to you.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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