automatic queue run on hanging virus scanner update

Antony Stone Antony at SOFT-SOLUTIONS.CO.UK
Wed Oct 8 11:25:03 IST 2003

On Wednesday 08 October 2003 11:04 am, Michael Weiser wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Oct 2003, Antony Stone wrote:
> > You say you have checked cron jobs, and there's nothing running at 21
> > minutes past the hour - do you have a sendmail process with flags -bd
> > -q1h perhaps, which got started at 21 minutes past some hour?
> Mhmm, ps xaw | grep sendmail says:
> 12109  sendmail: Queue runner at 00:15:00 for /var/spool/mqueue
> 15793  sendmail: accepting connections
> 15802  sendmail: Queue runner at 01:00:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue
> This should be alright, shouldn't it?

I assume the first queue /var/spool/mqueue is your MailScanner output

The second process is your process for accepting incoming connections.

What is the queue dir referenced by the third sendmail?   What is

Please check your MailScanner.conf and tell us what directories you are using
for the input queue and output queue as far as MS is concerned.




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