f-prot question

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jan 28 21:03:11 GMT 2004

At 20:59 28/01/2004, you wrote:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >
> >You need to update your engine, this is most likely your
> >problem. The sigs
> >ARE up to date but your engine isnt.
> >
> >> I see references to newer versions of f-prot on the list
> >too.  Stinkers.
> >> They didn't notify me they'd upgraded it again.  I did get
> >one notice from
> >> them last fall.  Sigh.  Yet another thing to check into.
> >
> >I posted them on this list also, when there was a new engine... :)
> >
> >Bye,
> >Raymond.
>Yeah, I need to update.  But it is catching the viruses.  I guess the
>question is, is the MailScanner autoupdate script choking because of the
>older version?
>And, as I mentioned yesterday I'm tempted to run f-prot.autoupdate from the
>command line to see what it outputs, but not sure if I outta shut down
>MailScanner first.  I think not but figured I'd double check.  Any reason
>not to?

You can safely run it from the command-line, no need to shut down
MailScanner first. MailScanner will be locked out during the actual upgrade
Julian Field
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