f-prot sit down? Causing problems with autoupdate

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Feb 19 12:01:56 GMT 2003

I have moved the "Lock out MailScanner" code further down in the script, so
if the FTP server fails in such a way that it can't timeout then
MailScanner will continue to operate as normal.
This will be included in the next release.

At 11:15 19/02/2003, you wrote:
>I noticed that we weren't getting email so tailed the maillog and nothing
>was coming in so I did;
>ps -auxw | grep -i mail
>and noticed that the f-prot autoupdate was still trying to run. Does
>MailScanner stop while the autoupdate is running?
>When I checked the incoming mail queue there were plenty of emails but no
>scanning was being done.
>Anyway, I killed the autoupdate and now MailScanner is running again and we
>are getting plenty emails.
>Is this a problem with the autoupdate script? Perhaps a timeout if the
>f-prot site is down?

Julian Field
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