Mailscanner silently dying....
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Wed Mar 1 14:47:32 GMT 2006
On 28/02/06, Rob <rob at thehostmasters.com> wrote:
> Mailscanner is quietly dying.....
> not much in the logs
> You can see it was going fine till 15:46, then my script restarted it at
> I am on Debian Sarge, with Postfix SA Clamd
> Any ideas?
> Feb 27 15:46:50 stewy MailScanner: HTML-Form tag found in message
> 8FEF8C285.59CF8 from
> subscription at businessinformationgroup.ca
> Feb 27 15:46:51 stewy MailScanner: Requeue: 8FEF8C285.59CF8 to
> Feb 27 16:27:49 stewy MailScanner: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner
> version 4.41.3 starting...
> Feb 27 16:27:49 stewy MailScanner: Read 120 hostnames from the
> phishing whitelist
> Feb 27 16:27:51 stewy MailScanner: Enabling SpamAssassin
> auto-whitelist functionality...
> Feb 27 16:27:56 stewy MailScanner: Using locktype = flock
> Feb 27 16:27:56 stewy MailScanner: New Batch: Found 116 messages
> Feb 27 16:27:56 stewy MailScanner: New Batch: Scanning 30 messages,
> 1357348 bytes
> Feb 27 16:27:56 stewy MailScanner: Spam Checks: Starting
IIRC this is due to some "gunk" files getting dumped into the hold
queue (tnef crap, was it?). I'm pretty certain that an upgrade will
fix your problems... And you could probably fix it by fiddling with
what TNEF expander you use.... Search the list from about 8-10 minths
back, and you'll probably see several similar errors reported (I'm too
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