MailScanner hangs once a day

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Aug 30 10:54:58 IST 2006

Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 28/08/06, Sergio García <sergiogc at> wrote:
>> Another important thing that I have forgotten is that MailScanner didn´t
>> stop
>> netiher on Saturday nor on Sunday, but today (Monday) it has stopped
>> and I have had to restart it.
> Hm, well then.... One would surmise that *something* is happening
> weekdays that isn't happening during the weekends. I trust you looked
> at all the possible cron jobs (crontabs hi and lo ... /etc/cron*/* and
> the "oldstyle" crontabs) without finding anything that stood out?
> And no new connections to your MTA at the time of ... demise? (I'm
> thinking "huge mail" bringing things ... low...)
The output of "MailScanner --changed" might be useful here too, just in 
case you have made a mistake in your MailScanner.conf.

Julian Field
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