Having trouble with mqueue.in

Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Feb 2 09:00:25 GMT 2006


On 1 Feb 2006, at 21:54, Tim Grooms wrote:

> Julian Field wrote:
>> Tim Grooms wrote:
>>> Installed MailScanner-4.50.14-1 and ClamAV/SpamAssassin today  
>>> from the rpm files
>>> MailScanner-4.50.14-1.rpm.tar.gz and
>>> install-Clam-SA.tar.gz
>>> Everything seemed to work fine in the installs.  Ran  
>>> upgrade_MailScanner_conf and
>>> upgrade_languages.conf and those seemed to go ok as well.
>>> I am using Fedora Core 4 and sendmail.  I cannot get incoming  
>>> mail to come through and get
>>> the following when trying to start MailScanner:
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>> -------------------------------------
>>> [root at www log]# service MailScanner start
>>> Starting MailScanner daemons:
>>>            incoming sendmail: Warning: Option: AuthOptions  
>>> requires SASL support (-DSASL)
>> Look for AuthOptions in /etc/mail/sendmail.cf. Try commenting it  
>> out completely.
> Ok, I'll do that next.
>>> /): No such file or directoryspool/mqueue.in
>> Did it really say that? If so, you've screwed up /var/spool/ 
>> mqueue.in somewhere. Check it printed exactly this. You should  
>> have a /var/spool/mqueue.in directory with the same permissions  
>> as /var/spool/mqueue.
> Yep, that's exactly what it said and I do have both directorys with  
> the same permissions.  When I tell it to stop MailScanner I get the  
> following line:
> : No such file or directoryne 315: cd: /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming
> but there is a /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming folder also.  I can  
> stop MailScanner and start sendmail and I can receive mail again.   
> But once I stop
> sendmail and start MailScanner my mail stops coming in again.
>>>                           [OK]
>>>             outgoing sendmail: Warning: Option: AuthOptions  
>>> requires SASL support (-DSASL)
>>>                           [OK]
>>> MailScanner                                                          
>>>      [OK]
>>> [root at www log]#
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------- 
>>> --------------------------------------
>>> There are no errors in the maillog file everything appears to  
>>> start normally. I have checked the
>>> folders and permissions in /var/spool  and all seems OK there as  
>>> well as the path in
>>> MailScanner.conf to both incoming and outgoing queues.

I still think it is to do with the ownership of /var/spool/ 
MailScanner/incoming. Can the "Run As User" read all the directories  
down from / to /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming? It needs to be able  
to read them all or MailScanner won't be able to reach the dir.

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Julian Field
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