MailSacanner don't work

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Fri Mar 9 16:11:45 CET 2007


Well spotted - this must be an old version of MailScanner as recent ones
default to posix for sendmail MTAs.

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

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Steve Campbell
> Sent: 09 March 2007 15:08
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: MailSacanner don't work
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Claudio Mundin" <clamun at>
> To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at>
> Sent: Friday, March 09, 2007 5:08 AM
> Subject: Re: MailSacanner don't work
> > Mar  9 07:06:24 fw MailScanner[4156]: Using locktype = flock
> I'm not sure with this flavor of Linux, but you should probably set in
> your
> MailScanner.conf the following line:
> Lock Type = posix
> This isn't going to fix the problem you are seeing now, but might
> other problems following the solution to what you are asking about.
> not
> sure if flock or posix is proper for Suse and sendmail.
> Steve
> >
> >
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