how to monitor mailscanner is running

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Wed Mar 31 14:05:23 IST 2004

>-----Message d'origine-----
>De : barry [mailto:myeasytech at YAHOO.COM.HK]
>Envoyé : 31 mars, 2004 06:38
>Objet : how to monitor mailscanner is running
>A busy server which I administer stop running MailScanner suddenly two
>days ago. The sendmail was still running and receiving email. Only the
>MailScanner  stop running because I found that there is no mailscanner
>header in all email received.  There were no error messages when I
>restarted the MailScanner services. I can still see the Mailscanner
>process is running. But the MailScanner still not function as there
>still no mailscanner header in all new email received. MailScanner can
>only work again until I kill all running sendmail processes and
>restarted the MailScanner again.
>My question is how can I monitor MailScanner is running and doing its

tail -f /var/log/maillog (your mail log)

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