Starting from scratch

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Thu Apr 7 18:37:49 IST 2005

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Billy Pumphrey wrote:
>>First thing to try is setting locking to posix, because Sendmail 13 has
>>issues with flock.
> Ok, I did this.  Now the log says to the effect of:
> Apr  7 10:25:21 WoodenMS MailScanner[2574]: Using locktype = posix
> Apr  7 10:25:21 WoodenMS MailScanner[2574]: Creating hardcoded struct_flock
> subr
> outine for linux (Linux-type)
> I did not know that the log does not show as it did before in previous
> versions.  Before I would do tail -f /var/log/maillog and see the emails
> coming through.  How does it work now?
> Looking that the log was what I was doing to see if it would work or not.
> Since nothing came through the log I did not think that it was working.
> MailScanner is Working!!
> However I would like to know how to "view the log".
> Thank you
Have you looked in the /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf section on logging.
Maybe you have something off in there.

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