Exim and MS 4.11-1
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Tue Jan 7 22:27:01 GMT 2003
At 22:15 07/01/2003, you wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 5:07 PM
> > To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> > Subject: Re: [MAILSCANNER] Exim and MS 4.11-1
> > At 21:56 07/01/2003, you wrote:
> > >I am trying to upgrade MS from version 3 to 4.11-1. I have
> > shut down the
> > >old version and renamed its directory, and I am treating
> > this as a new
> > >install. But when I run the new version, the spawned
> > processes seem to scan
> > >the mail for spam, then for viruses, and then partially move
> > one message
> > >from the in queue to the out queue before crashing. Then
> > another process
> > >does the same thing.
> > You probably still have the cron job which regularly restarts
> > version 3.
> > Check /etc/cron*/*.
>I was running check_mailscanner from root's crontab, and taking that out was
>the first thing I did. I also checked for any processes hanging around:
># ps auxw |grep -i mailscanner
>root 18499 0.0 0.6 1332 436 pts/5 S 17:13 0:00 grep -i
Also check the permissions and ownership on the "incoming" and "quarantine"
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