MAILSCANNER Digest - 21 Apr 2003 to 22 Apr 2003 (#2003-113)

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Apr 23 17:41:57 IST 2003

At 17:09 23/04/2003, you wrote:
>chkconfig --del spamassassin
>(so it doesn't start next time you reboot).

chkconfig spamassassin off
is sufficient to stop it running at boot-time, as is slightly more polite :-)

> > startup in ntsysv.  I just removed that.
> >
> > MailScanner.conf
> > Delivery Method = queue
>This is probably the culprit... if you use "Delivery Method = queue",
>MailScanner just leaves the messages in the sendmail queue, which, usually is
>processed every 15 minutes (you can change that in the MailScanner startup
>script at /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner).

I would prefer you edited /etc/sysconfig/MailScanner as changes to that
file won't get over-written the next time you upgrade MailScanner.

>If you use "Delivery Method = batch", MailScanner directly invokes sendmail
>to immediately deliver your messages after it has processed them

Julian Field
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