Can I see what MailScanner is doing?

Remco Barendse mailscanner at BARENDSE.TO
Wed Aug 24 19:27:41 IST 2005

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Ugo Bellavance wrote:

> Julian Field wrote:
>> On 23 Aug 2005, at 09:43, Remco Barendse wrote:
>>>> Hi!
>>>> I just added the rule but after restarting MailScanner
>>>> mail just seems to be piling up in /var/spool/
>>>> I removed the rule and restarted mailscanner again. When I run top
>>>> I see MailScanner is eating up cpu time but nothing seems to appear
>>>> in the maillog.
>>>> Is there any place I can see what MailScanner is doing??
>> This must be in the MAQ or Wiki somewhere, but I can't find it right
>> now.
>> Shutdown MailScanner, set "Debug = yes" and "Debug SpamAssassin =
>> yes" in MailScanner.conf, then "check_MailScanner". It will probably
>> die with some error message, that will hopefully shed some light on
>> what is wrong. Fix the problem, put the debug options back to no
>> again and restart MailScanner.
> I wrote it here
> I hope it is okay.

Thanks Ugo and Julian!

It turned out there wasn't any real problem with MailScanner for some 
reason it's just slow. It takes forever to process a batch of 30 messages.

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