MailScanner 4.12-2 / 4.13-3 incoming failed
SJCJonker at SJC.NL
Thu Mar 27 05:13:15 GMT 2003
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On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Craig Pratt wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at 02:11 PM, Stijn Jonker wrote:
> > Redhat silently upgraded glibc from 2.2.X to 2.3.X while incorporating
> > the
> > latest sun rpc fix. (The reason for the upgrade iirc)
> > Now some (if not most processes) show up as:
> > 773 ? S 0:00 [sendmail]
> > 782 ? S 0:00 [sendmail]
> > when doing a ps -ax or ps -eaf.
> Funny. I've put all the updates on my RH 7.2 system and don't see what
> you're describing - at least for the sendmail process:
> [craig at orange craig]$ rpm -q glibc sendmail samba kernel
> [craig at orange craig]$ ps -ax | fgrep sendmail
> 3219 ? S 0:00 sendmail: accepting connections
> 3224 ? S 0:00 /usr/sbin/sendmail -q15m
> 6877 pts/0 S 0:00 fgrep sendmail
> > I blame it on the glibc upgrade and had to modify a bunch of scripts.
> Have you upgraded your kernel for the strace() problem? I'd be more
> suspicious of a kernel upgrade causing this kind of thing.
Ehh, yeah, forgot, i did that at the same time also, i guess to many
flavours or systems && to many systems ;-))
Ok blame it on the kernel.. ;-)
> > I don't know what the exact meaning is if a process is in between 
> > brackets. Couldn't find it that quick. I had to "repair" a lot of
> > monitoring and reporting tools and I don't have time to make ps do the
> > right thing again.
> > Hope this helps!
> > Stijn.
> > On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Bruce Rahn wrote:
> >> Allow me to add a more detailed observation in addition to my first
> >> posting
> >> of "seeing the same problem here".
> >> First off, this discrepancy started after the last kernel/glibc
> >> updates.
> >> Everything was fine before that. I too was bitten by the sendmail
> >> 'auto
> >> start' issue when I upgraded, but that one was quick and easy to
> >> track down.
> >> Now two more tid-bits. While it indicates failed, it indeed is
> >> running
> >> after a MailScanner start up and stops after a MailScanner stop. So
> >> why the
> >> error that it failed? It indeed works.
> >> Also, after the kernel/glibc update, the MailScanner-MRTG graph of
> >> Copies Of
> >> Sendmail went from showing two down to showing zero. If I were
> >> smarter, I'm
> >> sure this is a clue.
> >> It's not a show stopper, just leaves one with a false impression that
> >> things
> >> are not working when indeed they are.
> >> Regards -- Bruce
> >> Bruce Rahn
> >> brahn at woh.rr.com
> >> Wisdom has two parts:
> >> 1. having a lot to say; and
> >> 2. not saying it!
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> >> Behalf Of Julian Field
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2003 2:10 PM
> >> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> >> Subject: Re: MailScanner 4.12-2 / 4.13-3 incoming failed
> >> At 18:56 26/03/2003, you wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I'm having this problem that when I run 'service MailScanner
> >>> status' the
> >>> output displays the following error:
> >>> Checking MailScanner daemons:
> >>> MailScanner: [ OK ]
> >>> incoming sendmail: [FAILED]
> >>> outgoing sendmail: [ OK ]
> >>> I've verified mail is working both in and out bound correctly, so I
> >>> don't know why the error.
> >>> I have RedHatV8.0, and I just upgrade today to MailScanner 4.13-3.
> >>> I
> >>> also had the problem with MailScanner V4.12-2. I never notice the
> >>> problem before until I upgraded the kernel and glib rpms last week
> >>> for
> >>> security reasons.
> >>> Has anyone else seen this problem yet?
> >> The sendmail replacement RPM issued by RedHat Network does a
> >> service sendmail restart
> >> which re-runs sendmail :-(
> >> I stopped it doing it in future by adding intentional syntax errors to
> >> /etc/sysconfig/sendmail
> >> (I added a load of text on the end explaining what I had done, which
> >> of
> >> course generates load of sh syntax errors)
> >> --
> >> Julian Field
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> > - --
> > Met Vriendelijke groet/Yours Sincerely
> > Stijn Jonker <SJCJonker at sjc.nl>
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> Craig Pratt
> Strongbox Network Services Inc.
> mailto:craig at strong-box.net
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Met Vriendelijke groet/Yours Sincerely
Stijn Jonker <SJCJonker at sjc.nl>
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