Problem Starting MailScanner

Dave C lists at
Thu Dec 29 14:12:11 GMT 2005

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Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hi there ^Ö
> We have MailScanner running on an HP-UX 10.20 secured/trusted system and 
> are having problems getting it to run on startup.
> The script to start the program is in /sbin/init.d. During system boot, 
> the script comes back with a failed message. When we
> try to start the program via the script, we get the output that is shown 
> below:
<snip image>
> As you can see, MailScanner does not appear to be running. Consequently, 
> while the sendmail daemon is running, mail messages
> are not being passed to it and subsequently delivered to their recipients.
> What steps do I need to take to correct this matter? Thanks.

Not knowing what is in the script that is used to start your MailScanner 
makes it kind of difficult to see where it fails...

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