Upgrade Production Box

Tom Sevy tsevy at EPX.COM
Mon Dec 8 14:56:51 GMT 2003

Will the cron job affect this?  Or is only checking for a missing process?

> From: Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> Reply-To: MailScanner mailing list <MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK>
> Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 14:29:53 +0000
> Subject: Re: Upgrade Production Box
> At 13:59 08/12/2003, you wrote:
>> I'm planning to upgrade MailScanner on a production server, which I can't
>> take down.  I assume if I stop MailScanner, and leave Sendmail running, will
>> sendmail keep accepting mail into it's queue while I'm upgrading MS which MS
>> can process after upgrading?
> You don't say what OS/Version you are running, so it's hard to precise.
> If you are running one of the RPM-based systems, then
>        service MailScanner stop
>        service MailScanner startin
> will leave it just running the incoming sendmail but nothing else.
> Then when you are finished upgrading,
>        service MailScanner restart
> to get it all going again.
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