Cannot modify postmaster notify signature?

Jim Scott jscott at INFOCONEX.COM
Mon Jan 13 04:41:28 GMT 2003

Kevin, thanks. After you mentioned restarting I first discounted that as I
had stopped and started it many times thinking the same thing. I then
thought that since you made the same change and it worked that I must be
doing something wrong.

I stopped the service and then went to look and mailscanner was still
running. Looks like the redhat startup script I am using starts the service
fine, however stopping it does not work. Only shuts down the sendmail

Thanks for you help. If you have a script for redhat I would appreciate it.
If not no big deal as I have posted the issue to the list.

After rebooting my machine the modification started working.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Spicer, Kevin" <Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK>
Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 4:48 PM
Subject: Re: Cannot modify postmaster notify signature?

Its hardcoded in (in /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/ on my

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Scott [mailto:jscott at INFOCONEX.COM]
> Sent: 12 January 2003 00:07
> Subject: [MAILSCANNER] Cannot modify postmaster notify signature?
> Version: 4.11-1
> OS: Redhat 7.x
> MTA: Sendmail
> Virus Software: F-PROT
> I have modified all the templates in the "en" directory
> replacing any of the
> notifications that have this
> --
> MailScanner
> Email Virus Scanner
> I have modified the default with my own signature. When a
> virus is detected it sends
> out notification to the sending user with the proper
> signature that I have created in
> the template. However the postmaster I specified which is me
> for now gets a message
> with the above signature. I have searched high and low and
> cannot seem to find the
> location that this is changed in.
> The following is the example of what I get sent to me. Notice
> the signature is the
> default. Anyone know were this can be changed for the
> notification email that is sent
> to the postmaster?
> <-- Begin Sample -->
> The following e-mail messages were found to have viruses in them:
>     Sender:
> IP Address:
>  Recipient: d1cdvvpfsswu94 at
>    Subject: You are so sweet
>  MessageID: h0BJdKW29137
>     Report:
> /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/27694/h0BJdKW29137/love.scr
> Infection:
> W32/Lentin.H at mm
> Windows Screensavers are often used to hide viruses (love.scr)
> --
> MailScanner
> Email Virus Scanner
> <-- End Sample -->
> Thanks
> Jim Scott

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