Mailscanner not scanning queue

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Thu Dec 14 17:08:13 GMT 2006

On 14/12/06, Nate <nate at> wrote:
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> OK, it was not obvious to me that the Solaris/BSD version was the
> generic tarball.  I'll take a look into that.
> The reason we don't upgrade our 200 boxes to Unstable is because they
> are servers.  They are not workstations.  We have millions of
> transactions and over 2gigabit/sec of traffic coming off of them.  We
> like them to be stable.  I've run debian/testing on servers before and
> had problems, so there's no way I'm going near unstable on a server.  A
> desktop is another matter.  99% of what we do works fine with stable.  I
> know at some point we will have to make the jump to testing in
> preparation for the next release of Debian (in 4 or 5 years if we're
> lucky) but for right now, I have had absolutely no reason to upgrade
> until MailScanner.  I have no time to deal with problems caused by
> bleeding edge software, especially when you multiply the time it takes
> to deal with them by over 200.
> In the end I'll have to decide if I want to go with a more manual
> install, upgrade to unstable for the mailscanner boxes, leave it as is,
> or even go with a barracuda box or something.  So thank you all for your
> opinions and help.

Fair enough. I'm not out to save your soul, just giving an opinion:-).

-- Glenn
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