I: Using MailScanner with Postfix

Lindsay Snider lindsay at pa.net
Tue Oct 14 14:37:01 IST 2003

On Tuesday 14 October 2003 09:13, Antony Stone wrote:
> On Tuesday 14 October 2003 1:50 pm, Erik Jakobsen wrote:
> > Would be nice to have known under what circumstances MailScanner and
> > Postfix doesn't cooporate.
> >
> > Just having been told "doesn't work" make no sense.
> I seem to recall that the main problems lie with trying to run different
> MTA queues across different file systems, because the author of Postfix
> decided to use a somewhat strange file system-dependent queue file naming
> mechanism, which means that queue files on different fs's on the same
> machine are not guaranteed to be unique....
> I don't know if this also means that moving a queue file from one fs to
> another can render it non-functional because its name is no longer valid,
> however I wouldn't be too surprised...
> Having said that, I don't use Postfix myself - maybe some of the Postfix
> users on this list could contribute their experiences of what works & what
> doesn't, things which catch out the unwary, or tricks to make the whole
> thing go smoothly?   Could even turn into a FAQ :)

I can help get postfix and mailscanner working.  Email me off list if 

> Regards,
> Antony.

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