MailScanner 4.88.5-3 not being invoked by sendmail

Mike - W0TMW mikew at
Mon Feb 25 17:57:43 GMT 2008

Is this a one time task or must the init script be modified?

Mike W

"Lose not thy airspeed lest the ground rises up and smites thee." - Anon.

Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> 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.
> Ok
>> 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.
>> - --
>> "Lose not thy airspeed, lest the ground rises up and smites thee."
>> ~  -- William Kershner
>> 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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