MailScanner + Sendmail = "user unknown"
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 09:05:18 IST 2008
On 10/04/2008, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> Glenn Steen wrote:
> > On 09/04/2008, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> > > I've inherited a MailScanner setup that is pretty questionable (from a
> > > security standpoint), and I'm rebuilding the box from scratch. I've
> > > gotten everything installed (CentOS, clamav, SA, MailScanner, Sendmail)
> > > to have the system act as a relay to an exchange backend.
> > >
> > > Oddly, it does not seem to be picking up the messages that are being
> > > left in /var/spool/mqueue.in. I see the messages being deposited
> > > but they don't seem to be acted upon. Is there, perhaps, setting that
> > > might have missed/glossed over that is obvious?
> > >
> > > -Rich
> > >
> > >
> > Versions?
> > Have you run "MailScanner --lint" and/or "MailScanner --debug"? What
> > does "ps -ef" tell you? Is MailScanner running, and what does it claim
> > it is doing?
> Oh.. sorry.. it's a fresh install on CentOS using the latest version of
> MailScanner, Sendmail, SA, and clamav. I hadn't tried MailScanner --debug
> but I did enable debug within MailScanner.conf (didn't give me many hints),
> but while watching the logs, after it forks off all of it's processes, it
> just seems to sit there.. waiting. The MailScanner processes are definitely
Right, so what does ps tell you they are doing? Jules rewrite the
commandline so that you can follow what each child think it is doing
(at least in a "rough estimate" way:-).
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