MailScanner 4.88.5-3 not being invoked by sendmail

Ugo Bellavance ugob at
Mon Feb 25 14:34:51 GMT 2008

Mike Watson wrote:
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> Julian, I found that Spamassassin was running as a daemon.  I stopped it 
> and changed chkconfig to insure it wouldn't start again at startup.


> I entered the sequence below.  Created an e-mail, and MailScanner 
> worked.  The sequence below seems to be the same as that done in the 
> initscript supplied by MailScanner.  Was there any difference?  Could it 
> just be the fact that Spamassassin was running as a daemon?

The sequence is not done by the init script, but it is displayed in the script, you have to do that manually.  SpamAssassin has 
nothing to do with that.

> Mike W.
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> Mike Watson wrote:
> | I'm not at the server at the moment, but I'll run the sequence below 
> and record the result.  I have clamav and f-prot for anti-virus.  I do 
> get intermittant log entries from sendmail not being able to bind to the 
> port, but sendmail has been up everytime I check the port via telnet.
> |
> | I'm not a Perl guru.  Is there a FAQ about using CSPAN so I can load 
> the missing modules?
> |
> | Mike W
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