Two versions of Spamassasin running

Julian Field MailScanner at
Fri Apr 18 09:02:52 IST 2008

raul benitez wrote:
> Thanks for the reply. See the problem is I inherited this box and what 
> I think happened was the collocation service that was admining this 
> box installed Blue quartz with mailscanner on top of the already 
> installed spamassassin and did not bother to stop that version. So my 
> question is can i just stop or delete the original version of 
> spamassassin without havening to delete the mailscanner one? or am I 
> not understand this right? Thanks
Delete the original version and then re-install the version you want to use.

> Also, get rid of spamass-milter.. There's no reason you should be 
> running SpamAssassin under MailScanner and in a milter milter. Pick 
> one or the other, but doing both is silly. Julian Field wrote:
>> > You have at least 2 versions installed. Get rid of all of them and 
>> start > again. You don't need to run the spamd daemon if you are 
>> using > MailScanner as it doesn't use it anyway, it communicates more 
>> directly > with SpamAssassin without the daemon getting in the way.
>> > > Delete all of those RPMs and fetch a nice shiny new version from 
>> your > favourite source.
>> > 


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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