Missing /rules files from MailScanner installation fromports

Michael S. admin at thenamegame.com
Sun Oct 8 18:20:20 IST 2006

Obviously you're not running Freebsd because the questions you asked don't
pertain to Freebsd and its file structure. But, I've already finished up a
FreeBSD installer and uninstaller script that one can run immediately after
installing MS from ports. It setups up MS completely. All one has to do is
run it. It sets up everything including updating your MS installation if you
upgrade MS from ports since there is no complete update process.

-----Original Message-----
From: mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info
[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at lists.mailscanner.info] On Behalf Of Res
Sent: Saturday, October 07, 2006 9:09 PM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: Missing /rules files from MailScanner installation fromports

On Sat, 7 Oct 2006, Drew Marshall wrote:

> On 7 Oct 2006, at 06:03, Michael S. wrote:
>> Finally somebody who has a clue!!
> I think that is a little harsh and along with the tone in your original 
> e-mail you are about as likely to walk to the moon as to get this fixed.

heh, agreed, and if he's that concerned why not do a tarball install?
It also takes 2 mins to write a quick bash file to copy custom files 
into new MS, ill save him time and give it to him so it takes 2 seconds...

#cd /opt/MailScanner-New_Version/etc
# and paste all this in one hit

mv MailScanner.conf MailScanner.conf.default
../bin/upgrade_MailScanner_conf /opt/MailScanner/etc/MailScanner.conf \ 
MailScanner.conf.default > MailScanner.conf
diff /opt/MailScanner/etc/MailScanner.conf MailScanner.conf
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/filename.rules.conf .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/filetype.rules.conf .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/mailscanner-mrtg.conf .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/phishing.safe.sites.conf .
cd rules/
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/bounce.rules .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/police.rules .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/reject.msg.rules .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/contentscan.rules .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/rules/spam.whitelist.rules .
cd ../reports/en
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/reports/en/sender.content.report.txt .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/reports/en/rejection.report.txt .
cp /opt/MailScanner/etc/reports/en/sender.filename.report.txt .

# end

thats it, all customisations in place,it might be risky copying some of 
the prefs files, but ive beeing doing it for a while without problem.


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