Bayes Engine not being used?

Admin Team sysadmins at ENHTECH.COM
Fri Feb 20 17:39:03 GMT 2004

At 12:08 PM 2/20/2004, you wrote:
>Ok then - I had the situation where my sa-learn scripts were runnign a
>root and resetting the perms on the DB files every so often. I think
>theres now an option on MS 4.25 (or later) to force the umask in this case.
>anyway to debug the problem...
>stop MailScanner
>change the Debug and Spamassassin Debug options to 'yes' in MailScanner.conf
>run check_MailScanner
>this will run a single instance of MS and you should be able to see any
>errors relating to the Bayes DB pop up on the screen. NB CTRL-S and
>CTRL-Q can suspend/restart the text scrolling past, and CTRL-C will stop
>  MS.
>Once you want to restart MS in the normal way, change the Debug settings
>back to 'no' and restart MS in the normal way.
>Martin Hepworth
>Snr Systems Administrator
>Solid State Logic
>Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

I had done all this already. The only thing that got it working was to
import the bayes data from the other MailScanner system. This got bayes
working again. Anybody know why? I mean, this was a plain vanilla install
of SA so I am curious to learn why the bayes engine was not being used.

Errol Neal

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