mail staying in

Nathan Bird nbird at EXPRESS3T.COM.AU
Fri Aug 27 02:23:52 IST 2004


Im hoping someone can help me. My sendmail delivers my incoming mail to my directory, but it never leaves this directory. When i tail syslog
(mail.log) I can see that mailscanner is starting and running as user
'sendmail' but nothing ever leaves my directory.

Syslog shows no apparent mailscanner erorrs, and when I run mailscanner in
debug mode (non forking) I dont get any feedback information at all.

I have the following config:

& mailscanner (obviously :))

I have editited the default parms line as per the FAQs and now sendmail
deliveres the mail to my directory with no errors or anything properties:
drwxr-x---    2 root     smmsp        4.0k Aug 27 21:18

syslog output:
Aug 27 21:18:21 sloop mailscanner[1300]: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner
version 3.13 starting.
Aug 27 21:18:21 sloop mailscanner[1300]: Configuring mailscanner for sendmail...
Aug 27 21:18:21 sloop mailscanner[1300]: ECS MailScanner setting UID to mail (8)
Aug 27 21:18:21 sloop mailscanner[1300]: ECS MailScanner setting GID to mail (8)
Aug 27 21:18:31 sloop sendmail[1301]: i7RBIV21001301:
from=<nbird at xxxxxxxxx>, size=10241, class=0, nrcpts=1,
msgid=<2CC5B7F44B206B449525F4888503952F099F77 at xxxxxxxxxxxx>, proto=ESMTP,
daemon=MTA, relay=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]

Im presuming that mailscanner isn't recognising that sendmail has dropped a
message in the for it to check.. But i've tried everything I can
think of to get it to work.
Any help would be very much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.!

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