Mailscanner/freebsd 5.1/postfix

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Mon Dec 8 08:46:19 GMT 2003

Harry Hanson wrote:
> Trying to get it setup. Have it all installed and configured, however I
> can't seem to get MS to start.
> /usr/local/libexec/MailScanner: Permission denied
> Tho from docs I am unclear on how exaclty it needs to be set up to start.
> Any advice? Thanks.

check that the MailScanner script is executable and that /usr/bin/perl
is installed (it's not by default on 5.x).

Also the debug flag in MailScanner.conf can be helpful in trying to
figure out what's happening, as are the log files in /var/log/maillog.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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