Ubuntu - sendmail problem
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Mon Apr 28 20:16:45 IST 2008
I forgot to mention, this is an apt-get install...
On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 18:18 +0100, Julian Field wrote:
> Your best method for getting MailScanner working on Ubuntu is probably
> to use the Debian package, which should just drop in and run. Doing this
> will save you an awful lot of grief.
> I'm new to Ubuntu as well, so I don't know how to install the Debian
> package, hopefully someone else here can enlighten both of us on this
> Rick Bragg wrote:
> > I am new to Ubuntu, but I just installed a server with the latest
> > version and I am having a bit of trouble getting MailScanner to work
> > with sendmail.
> > I followed this page for direction:
> > http://www.mailscanner.info/sendmail.html
> > I set up a mqueue.in directory next to mqueue but I'm not sure if I need
> > to edit the init script for sendmail. I could not find this in my
> > sendmail init script:
> > sendmail -bd
> > I'm not sure how I should start things. In the past, I would just fire
> > up only MailScanner. MailScanner would then take care of starting
> > sendmail. But now, it seems that sendmail does not get started.
> > I tried killing sendmail with /etc/init.d/sendmail stop, then firing up
> > MailScanner with /etc/init.d/mailscanner start. and it seems fine. My
> > mail.log says:
> > MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 4.58.9 starting...
> > MailScanner: Read 764 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
> > MailScanner: Using SpamAssassin results cache
> > MailScanner: Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
> > MailScanner: Enabling SpamAssassin auto-whitelist functionality...
> > MailScanner: I have found clamav scanners installed, and will use them all by default.
> > MailScanner: ClamAV scanner using unrar command /usr/bin/unrar
> > MailScanner: Using locktype = posix
> > MailScanner: Creating hardcoded struct_flock subroutine for linux (Linux-type)
> > However, sendmail is not fired up at all.
> > When I send an email through the system, I get this in my mail.log
> > sm-msp-queue: m3SF8nol017674: to=info at gmnet.net, ctladdr=rbragg (1000/1000), delay=00:51:12, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=300058, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by [127.0.0.1]
> > Obviously, because sendmail is not running!
> > My question is: How should I set up my startup scripts to start
> > MailScanner? and should I be starting up sendmail separately? or should
> > I only start MailScanner?
> > Thanks
> > Rick
> Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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