[MAILSCANNER] MS 4.45.4-1 installation help

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Thu Sep 22 00:57:39 IST 2005

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Alden Levy spake the following on 9/21/2005 4:26 PM:
> Sorry for the duplicate messages.  I realized that I had written the
> messages first from my mail program, then from the web interface, and--after
> realizing that noone would get these messages--from the jiscmail interface.
> In any event, I still have one problem, but it still looks like it's
> working, namely:
>         incoming sendmail: head: /var/run/sendmail.in.pid: No such file or
> directory
> There was no file named sendmail.in.pid, so I copied sendmail.pid over. 
> While the system works, when I check the status of MailScanner, I get:
> Checking MailScanner daemons:
>          MailScanner:                                      [  OK  ]
>          incoming sendmail:                                [FAILED]
>          outgoing sendmail:                                [  OK  ]
> However, I seem to have the same services running as I had this morning.  I
> am able to send emails to accounts on this box from outside accounts, as
> well as send emails from accounts on this box to accounts outside this box
> (and, of course, emails between accounts on this box).
> Suggestions?
> Thanks,
> Alden

Delete the copied pid, then stop MailScanner and run
touch /var/run/sendmail.in.pid
then restart MailScanner and see if that helps.


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