upgrade question: etc or opt?

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Jul 4 13:32:38 IST 2005

On 4 Jul 2005, at 12:42, Sylvain Phaneuf wrote:

> Great Julian. Thanks.
>>>> MailScanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK 04/07/2005 11:47:55 >>>
> On 4 Jul 2005, at 11:12, Sylvain Phaneuf wrote:
> ...
>>> For example, to apply a change rapidly to MailScanner,
>>> I woulds like to restart it, but not restart Sendmail.
>> service MailScanner reload
>> does what you want.
> What if I want to keep MailScanner off for a few minutes but keep  
> Sendmail running? I would like to avoid breaking the flow of  
> delivery from our ISP, otherwise they will wait 15-20 minutes  
> before retrying.

Ignore previous complicated explanation. Just do
cat /var/run/MailScanner.pid
and kill the number in that file.
Julian Field
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