MailScanner doesn't start sendmail on new box

Chris Yuzik itdept at
Sun Mar 26 20:28:03 IST 2006

Hi Everyone,

I'm in the process of transitioning to a new "temporary" box until our
super server is ready to deploy. Existing box is running Fedora Core 1
with Ensim Pro 3.7; new temp box is running Fedora Core 2 with Ensim Pro
4.1. Hard disk is failing on old box, which is the reason for the
emergency transition.

Problem is, when MailScanner starts, it doesn't start up sendmail. From
what I can tell, it doesn't even try. I get:

    # service MailScanner start
    Starting MailScanner:                                      [  OK  ]

Needless to say, right now nothing is listening on port 25 for
connections. Although this might significantly cut down on spam, it's
not ideal. heh

Obviously, if I start the sendmail service first, then start 
MailScanner, the mail bypasses MailScanner altogether (sure is fast 
though :-)

I've banged my head against my keyboard for a while now. HELLLLLP!


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