MailScanner issue with postfix
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Jun 21 08:38:58 IST 2003
At 06:16 21/06/2003, you wrote:
>Well, that may be the problem. How can I check that ? Anyway, if the
>messages are not put in the outgoing queue, can they be delivered anyway ?
du -ks /var/spool/postfix.in/deferred
du -ks /var/spool/postfix/incoming
and see where all the files are.
>By looking into /var/spool/postfix and /var/spool/postfix.in, I've also
>seen that I have in both a subdirectory (postfix-postfix.in)/deferred and
>(postfix-postfix.in)/defer... Is it normal ? If I delete them, they are
>created again when postfix starts...
Yes, "defer" is different from "deferred".
>I tried to replace in MailScanner.conf the line
>Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/postfix.in/deferred
>Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/postfix.in/defer
I guarantee that won't work, that's why the install instructions tell you
to use "deferred".
>I think is it picking up the messages and then putting them in the
>outgoing queue since
>Ville de Pontoise
>On Fri, 20 Jun 2003 17:20:16 +0100, Julian Field
><mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
> >But is it actually picking up the messages and then putting them in the
> >outgoing queue?
> >Or is it leaving them in the incoming queue
> >(/var/spool/postfix.in/deferred) and never collecting them?
> >At 17:09 20/06/2003, you wrote:
> >>I am setting up MailScanner on a Mandrake 7.2 mail server with Postfix. I
> >>followed step by step the installation procedure
> >>(/etc/postfix, /etc/postfix.in, modifications of main.cf and master.cf).
> >>This is not the first mail server I am protecting with MailScanner... But
> >>this is the oldest one since I had no problems with newest releases of
> >>This server is running postfix-19991231_pl08-5mdk. After the installation
> >>of MailScanner (everything fine) with McAfee, I can send and receive mails
> >>as usually... But, the mails are never scanned...
> >>Nothing special in the logs :
> >>Jun 20 17:51:19 intranet MailScanner: MailScanner E-Mail Virus
> >>Scanner version 4.21-9 starting...
> >>Jun 20 17:51:19 intranet MailScanner: Using locktype = flock
> >>If I try manually to run /var/lib/MailScanner/mcafee-wrapper eicar.com, it
> >>works... But the mails are never scanned !
> >>In fact, I am sure that this script is never called by MailScanner since I
> >>replaced it with a different one to trace what was really happening...
> >>Of course, /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf includes the following
> >>Virus Scanning = yes
> >>Virus Scanners = mcafee
> >>and /usr/lib/MailScanner/mcafee-wrapper is pointing to
> >>prog=uvscan # `basename $0`
> >>ls /usr/local/uvscan -l gives the following :
> >>drwxr-xr-x 2 postfix root 4096 jun 20 09:54 4272/
> >>lrwxrwxrwx 1 postfix root 14 jun 20 09:54 clean.dat ->
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 10469 jun 20 09:17 contact.txt
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 466306 jun 20 09:17 e4240upg.pdf
> >>lrwxrwxrwx 1 postfix root 17 jun 20 09:54 internet.dat ->
> >>lrwxrwxrwx 1 postfix root 15 jun 20 09:17 liblnxfv.so -
> >> > ./liblnxfv.so.4*
> >>-r-xr-xr-x 1 postfix root 2593332 jun 20 09:17 liblnxfv.so.4*
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 1056 jun 20 09:17 license.dat
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 1705 jun 20 09:17 license.txt
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 37721 jun 20 09:17 messages.dat
> >>lrwxrwxrwx 1 postfix root 14 jun 20 09:54 names.dat ->
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 16222 jun 20 09:17 readme.txt
> >>lrwxrwxrwx 1 postfix root 13 jun 20 09:54 scan.dat ->
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 5546 jun 20 09:17 signlic.txt
> >>-r-xr-xr-x 1 postfix root 6342 jun 20 09:18 uninstall-uvscan*
> >>-r-xr-xr-x 1 postfix root 126711 jun 20 09:17 uvscan*
> >>-r--r--r-- 1 postfix root 13385 jun 20 09:18 uvscan.1
> >>Any idea ?
> >>Many thanks in advance,
> >>Sylvain MEDEOT
> >>Ville de Pontoise - France
> >Julian Field
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