Pyzor Error

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Tue Dec 19 09:06:40 GMT 2006

Mail Scanner wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been using MailScanner for a while now.  Never really had a problem with spam before now.  It has now started to appear.  I think read a lot of different howto's.  I run the command and got the following
> MailScanner --debug --debug-sa --lint
> Read 747 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
> MailScanner setting GID to  (89)
> MailScanner setting UID to  (89)
> Checking for SpamAssassin errors (if you use it)...
> Using SpamAssassin results cache
> Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
> pyzor: check failed: internal error
> SpamAssassin reported no errors.
> As you can see there is a pyzor error.  When I run the pyzor ping I get the following result.
>     (200, 'OK')
> Can some one please give me some more ideas of where to look for the problem.
> Thanks

There's been issues with pyzor for months, bandwidth issues/timeouts, no 
updates to the DB developer not responding to offers of help etc etc..

I find it still usefule for some of the 'older' spam but I recommend you 
look at razor2 and DCC as something thats actually updated...

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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