No sendmail processes start when MS starts

Alden Levy alden at
Wed Apr 25 13:01:13 IST 2007

: Alden

: Try "service MailScanner startin"

: This starts the incoming sendmail. Have a look for errors In the logs -
: /var/log/messages and /var/log/maillog.

: Also have a look at the mailscanner rc script and make sure things are
: pointing at the correct sendmail configs/binaries etc...

: --
: Martin Hepworth
: Snr Systems Administrator
: Solid State Logic
: Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300 

That did it.  Thanks.

Basically, when I "service MailScanner startin", I just got a command prompt
back.  I then examined /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner (actually,
MailScanner_app_init).  startin and startout were blank!

I was able to pull over the file from my old, working server and overwrite
the bad file and it looks like everything is working now.  I know I never
mentioned Ensim, but I'm wondering if the Ensim setup is different from a
standard install.  On my old server, my install of Ensim predates Ensim's
integration of MailScanner, so I always ran MS from the command line, not
from the Ensim control panel.


Alden Levy
Engine No. 9, Inc.
130 W. 57th Street, Suite 2F
New York, NY 10019
(212) 981-1122
(212) 504-9598 fax

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