Mailscanner & Freebsd

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Feb 6 12:00:11 GMT 2004

At 10:30 06/02/2004, you wrote:
>A briliant piece of work, thanks.
>I have made a couple of small changes to my copy of
>I am using a perl script called "" to analyse my maillog
>and generate mrtg stats on
>simple numbers of mail, viruses & spam passing through the server. The
>script doesn't have any
>license/authorinfo in it!

I think that's one of mine. It's pretty basic, you would be better off with
MailScanner-MRTG or even MailWatch (rather bigger, needs a database) than
my little old script.

>I had to change to record "sendmail-in" etc instead of "sm-mta-in"
>as the analysis script
>stopped working because it was looking for the default "sendmail"
>Martyn Routley
>-----Original Message-----
>From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
>Behalf Of Jan-Peter Koopmann
>Sent: 04 February 2004 09:58
>Subject: Re: [MAILSCANNER] Mailscanner & Freebsd
>Hi Martyn,
> > I use 2 cute scripts which run from /usr/local/etc/rc.d, I
> > can't remember where they came from.
>I do. They are mine and they are part of the FreeBSD port! Disable all MTA
>stuff in rc.conf and
>simply use those start/stop scripts. :-)
>   JP
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Julian Field
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