MailScanner ANNOUNCE: New 4.66.5 released

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Jan 2 09:56:01 GMT 2008

Happy New Year to you all!

I have just released a new stable version 4.66.5, which includes the 
following additions and changes:
- Updated "Sophos.install" to handle Sophos version 6.
- Updated to handle new MailTools 2.02 and MIME-tools 5.425.
- Updated eTrust support to handle eTrust version 8.1.
- New configuration setting "Syslog Socket Type" for the Solaris users 
out there.

Download as usual from

The full Change Log is here:
1 New optional configuration setting "Syslog Socket Type". By default 
this is
  left blank, as it will work it out according to the operating system you
  are using. Some Solaris users may want to set this to "native".
1 Addition of new message property for use by MailWatch 2.
1 Update of Sophos.install for Sophos version 6.
2 Updated to handle new MailTools 2.02. This includes the use of several new
  Perl modules, so you'll have to use the to install all the
  requirements of the new MailTools code (unless you are doing clever things
  with yum repositories).
3 Improvement to the phishing net for multiple "blocked::" prefixes on 
3 Improvements to speed up StartTiming() and StopTiming() greatly.
3 Updated to MIME-tools 5.425. This should solve lots of problems people are
  having with using yum repositories.
4 Added startup code to check for consistent version numbers with 
4-2 Better for RHEL and CentOS 5.
4-3 Added some more modules to the compulsory list for RHEL and CentOS 5.
    These are all labelled "yes" in the right-most column of the module list
    near the bottom of
5 Improved eTrust-wrapper and -autoupdate to handle latest version 8.1 of
  eTrust, and allow more flexibility in setting of eTrust location in
  virus.scanners.conf. Can now just put /opt/CA if you are running 8.1 
or later.
5 Improved easy-to-install ClamAV & SpamAssassin package so that it will 
  install my patched Mail::ClamAV and Mail::SpamAssassin modules even if un-
  patched versions are already installed.


Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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