Mailscanner setup (sendmail start script)

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Dec 30 09:28:30 GMT 2003

If you are using it on a RedHat 9 box, you should be using the distribution
clearly labelled "for RedHat Linux". If you did that, you would not need to
ask this question as it would all be done for you. You should then be
following the instructions for the RPM distribution which are here:

At 22:38 29/12/2003, you wrote:
>I am setting up mailscanner on a Redhat 9 box.  I am following the
>instructions provided by Julian Field at the following link:
>I am at the point of modifying the sendmail start script in
>/etc/rc.d/init.d.  The instructions are as follows:
>"Currently, your copy of sendmail will be started by a script such as
>/etc/init.d/mail or /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail. Somewhere in this script will
>be the command to start sendmail itself. This should look like this:
>     sendmail -bd -q15m
>You should change this to the following two lines:

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