Ubuntu - sendmail problem

Nick Phillips nwp at nz.lemon-computing.com
Tue Apr 29 00:02:11 IST 2008

On 29/04/2008, at 10:08 AM, shuttlebox wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:57 PM, Rick Bragg <lists at gmnet.net> wrote:
>> Thanks,
>> I basically didn't do anything special at all, I just downloaded and
>> installed the latest ubuntu 8.04 64bit server version, then did apt- 
>> get
>> install mailscanner, then went through the config file and that is  
>> it.
>> I prefer to use sendmail, clamav, spamassassin, mailwatch as my  
>> combo of
>> systems.  I just don't know how to fire up MailScanner with sendmail.
>> MailScanner is working great, its just not firing up sendmail,  
>> sendmail
>> is working great, its just that nothing is being scanned.
>> How can I use MailScanner with sendmail on ubuntu?
> The version packaged for Ubuntu (4.58) is really old. I would rather
> go with the generic tar dist from the MailScanner site. There's good
> instructions to follow to get it running as well. It clearly states
> what you need to modify to run Sendmail.

Try the Debian version before you go for the tar distribution; in  
general on systems with half-decent package management, the more you  
work around it the more trouble you ask for.



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