Pyzor Error

Mail Scanner mailscanner at
Tue Dec 19 09:49:19 GMT 2006

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 09:06:40AM +0000, Martin Hepworth wrote:
> 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

I have both razor2 and DCC installed.  This is the first time I have tried to get spam filtering to work.  Maybe I should start from scratch.  Does any one know of a good how to so I can get all this working on a Centos Server.


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