Restarting the MailScanner process.

Nick Phillips nwp at LEMON-COMPUTING.COM
Sat Jul 19 16:18:07 IST 2003

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 02:09:42PM +0100, Will Mc Donald wrote:
> Guys,
> hopefully a quickie here. I've just modified my MailScanner.conf to look at a rule to allow HTML <form> tags FromOrTo just one specific address.
> We're running MailScanner-4.22-4 from the tarball distribution and I just wanted to know what's the quickest, safest way to restart to reread that config? Can I just kill -1 the PPID? Or do I kill the process and its children then run check_mailscanner again?

Why not try the former? It should work...



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