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Fri Jul 8 04:51:40 IST 2005
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This is probably better asked on the MailScanner list as it is in regards to
how MailScanner functions. I would like for it to work in realtime as well,
but have a cron job that restarts MailScanner @ 3am every day. It seems
apparent that MailScanner reads the entries upon startup and requires a
reload to re-read the entries. Perhaps Julian might have a way to modify a
future release of MS if possible or if necessary to re-read the SQL entries
every hour for example. I will forward this to the MS list.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Philip J. Zeigler" <philip at globalaf.com>
To: <Mailwatch-users at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2005 6:30 PM
Subject: [Mailwatch-users] SQLBlacklist issue
> Just upgraded from 0.51 to 1.0.1 and love the new interface. The
> improvements are great. Keep up the great work!!
> The issue I am having is that MailScanner doesn't seem to utilize the
> contents of &SQLBlacklist until after a restart. If I add a bunch of
> addresses to the blacklist. they are only recognized and loaded in after a
> restart of MailScanner and will not fire until a restart has occurred.
> This shows in the log as:
> Jul 7 13:39:44 www MailScanner: Starting up SQL Blacklist
> Jul 7 13:39:44 www MailScanner: Read 0 blacklist entries
> Jul 7 13:39:55 www MailScanner: Config: calling custom init
> function SQLBlacklist
> and after a restart:
> Jul 7 19:18:29 www MailScanner: Starting up SQL Blacklist
> Jul 7 19:18:29 www MailScanner: Read 13 blacklist entries
> Jul 7 19:18:40 www MailScanner: Config: calling custom init
> function SQLBlacklist
> Is there any way to make this real-time? Doing a restart after every
> addidtion is a real pain... especially if I allow other users to manage
> the blacklist. They won't have root access to restart MailScanner and I
> may not know that they have made any changes for me to do the restart.
> Obviously I would prefer not to be restarting all the time at all.
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