SA times out

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Apr 5 15:57:51 IST 2008

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> Julian Field wrote on Fri, 04 Apr 2008 22:45:15 +0100:
>> You can stop MailScanner completely, then restart the incoming sendmail 
>> (or whatever MTA you use) so that you are providing email service to 
>> your users. Then run MailScanner on the particular ID you want to test 
>> it with. Then when you are happy, resume normal operation.
> That is what I did (just killall MailScanner), but you can have a few 
> mails piling up there ;-) With the option of a separate queue directory 
> you have "all the time of the world".
All done. It will be in the next release.
For reference, "MailScanner --help" does what you would expect.


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