Upgrading from MS 3.23 to 4.12 on Trustix 1.5/Exim
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Sat Feb 15 18:01:41 GMT 2003
At 17:56 15/02/2003, you wrote:
>On Sat, 2003-02-15 at 08:35, Julian Field wrote:
> > At 16:28 15/02/2003, you wrote:
> > >On Sat, 2003-02-15 at 08:18, Stephen Lee wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I would like to upgrade my MS 3.23 (from tar) to MS 4.12 on a Trustix
> > > > 1.5/Exim box (uses RPM). Has anyone tried using the rpm version of
> MS on
> > > > Trustix? Looking at the tarball version, I would need to scan for every
> > > > reference to the /opt/MailScanner directory and change it to
> > > > /usr/local/MailScanner. This is a rather large task considering the
> > > > number of files under MailScanner/lib and regularity of MS updates. Or
> > > > is there a better way to do it?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for your suggestions.
> > > > Stephen
> > >
> > >Or is it as simple as pointing /opt/MailScanner to
> > >/usr/local/MailScanner?
> > MailScanner 4 doesn't live in /usr/local/MailScanner by default any more. I
> > would try the RPM route and see how you get on. It will install MailScanner
> > into /usr/sbin, /usr/lib/MailScanner and /etc/MailScanner. But it installs
> > all the required Perl modules first, which will definitely save you time.
>It works now, thanks! Notes on how I got MS 4.12 rpm version to work
>with Exim with Trustix 1.5:
>1. The MS rpm installs fine. Very slick Julian!
>2. Even though I set "Outgoing Queue Dir = /var/spool/exim/input", MS
>complained about " MailScanner: Error in configuration file line
>72, directory /var/spool/mqueue for outqueuedir does not exist (or is
>not readable)". I changed OutQueueDir in
>/usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ConfigDefs.pl from /var/spool/mqueue to
When you tested this did you try to run MailScanner directly, or did you
use check_MailScanner to start it? This will happen if you don't use
>3. Changed ownership of /var/spool/MailScanner queues back to exim.exim
>4. Made a bunch of changes to /etc/init.d/MailScanner to reflect mostly
>Exim requirements and some Trustix specifics. I've attached the file.
>With minor modifications, it also works on Redhat 7.3/Exim.
>5. Previously installed Sophos 3.65 and Spamassassin 2.42 works fine.
>Thanks for a great product!
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