Which Witch is Which

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jun 18 20:23:28 IST 2003

Are you installing one of the RPM distributions but reading the
installation instructions for the tar distribution. That's what it sounds
like to me.

At 19:21 18/06/2003, you wrote:
>I have gone around and circles for three days.
>First I read a page that states the following:
>"Currently, your copy of sendmail will be started by a script such as
>/etc/init.d/mail        or /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail. Somewhere in this
>script will be the command to start     sendmail itself. This should look
>like this:
>sendmail -bd -q15m
>You should change this to the following two lines:
>sendmail -bd -OPrivacyOptions=noetrn -ODeliveryMode=queueonly
>sendmail -q15m
>Easier said than done!
>First I tried modifying the /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail script with no luck.
>Then I go to the /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner file and it quickly tells me
>not to do it and go to the /etc/sysconfig/MailScanner file.  No matter what
>I do nothing works.
>All I am trying to do is enter the two lines above but my eyes are
>cross-eyed at this point.  To make matters worse, after I gave up using the
>fricken scripts I then entered the two commands manually, started the
>check_mailscanner scripted and every darned message I send that was clean to
>my server it get moved to the damned quarantine directory.

Julian Field
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