ANNOUNCE: Version 3.27 and 4.11 A couple of questions

Joe Quinn joe at QITC.CO.UK
Wed Jan 1 13:27:03 GMT 2003


I just upgraded a RaQ4 and have a couple of questions;

I would normally execute the following command to stop MailScanner;

/etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner stop

then check with;

ps -auxw | grep -i mail

just to make sure everything has stopped before restarting with;

/etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner start

However after the upgrade there are a few instances of mailscanner that
won't shut down, should I just kill them?

As I host loads of RaQs for customers, is there a way of determining which
version of MailScanner is running, as sometimes I forget which RaQs have
been updated? Perhaps something like;

/etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner -V

Next question, you say the autoupdate script has been changed, can I delete;

f-prot.autoupdate -> /usr/lib/MailScanner/f-prot-autoupdate

in the cron.daily directory?

Also, when I manually execute;


I would get an out put similar to;

FTP address for retrieving files is
File SIGN.DEF is already up to date.
File SIGN2.DEF is already up to date.
File MACRO.DEF is already up to date.
Nothing to be done.

so I knew it was working OK but now if I try;


I don't get any indication of whether it worked or not?

Happy New Year to all


Joe Quinn, QITC Internet Solutions (joe at
Cisco re-seller, Cobalt Sapphire Partner.
Web Site Hosting, Server Hosting, Co-location.
Tel: (UK) +44 776 737 1234

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