Postfix and Mailscanner

Julian Field mailscanner at
Thu Jun 26 14:37:27 IST 2003

At 13:10 26/06/2003, you wrote:
>Hello all...
> >>I tried to send a email local from this server and the email recieved its
> >>destination. So i think also the outgoing
> >>postfix server seems to work fine.
> >Yes, this will work, as the local Postfix delivery agent will probably
>bypass the whole 2 queue system entirely... I think I observed that
>behaviour when I was testing.
> >Which version of Postfix is supplied with Suse 8, or which specific
>version are you running?
>We are using postfix Version 1.1.4. Thats the latest RPM i we got for suse
>8.0 !
>The records in the mail logfile say that postfix puts the recieved mail
>into the /var/log/ folder. And then Mailscanner should
>do its work. But it doesn't !

What are these set to in your MailScanner.conf file:
Incoming Queue Dir
Outgoing Queue Dir

What does your maillog say, does it report any errors in there? Are you
getting loads of endless <defunct> MailScanner processes? That's a sure
sign of config file errors.
Julian Field
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