sendmail error after trying to start mailscanner

Travis taz at AZTEK-ENG.COM
Tue Feb 10 14:04:15 GMT 2004

That fixed that problem.  Sorry, I didn't respond quicker I have been
working on other issues and only have two days a week to work on this now.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Spicer" <kevins at BMRB.CO.UK>
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: sendmail error after trying to start mailscanner

> On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 18:48, Travis Zadikem wrote:
> > Quick question on a Mandrake 9.1 install.  I have downloaded the rpm of
> > MailScanner 4.26.8-1 and after stopping sendmail and starting
> > Mailscanner I was getting an error about the Module  So, I
> > installed that module.  Now when I try to start MailScanner I get the
> > following error (with sendmail stopped): incoming sendmail: sendmail:
> >
> > invalid option -- O
> > sendmail: fatal: usage: sendmail [options]
> >
> > where can I fix this problem at.
> >
> Absurd as it sounds I think your problem is that you actually have
> postfix installed, not sendmail!  The error message above is in the
> format postfix uses for reporting errors, sendmail looks differnt
> Mandrake uses Debian's 'alternatives' system, which means that sendmail
> is a symlink to /etc/alternatives/mta - which in turn is a symlink to
> whichever mta you have installed.
> so either configure mailscanner/postfix to work together or, if you have
> already installed sendmail use the update-alternatives command to change
> the configuration.
> If sendmail isn't installed...
> rpm -e postfix
> rpm -i sendmail
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