MailScanner ANNOUNCE: New 4.66.5 released

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Jan 2 10:37:51 GMT 2008

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Joost Waversveld wrote:
> Julian Field wrote:
>> 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 links.
>> 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 
>> MIME-tools.
>> 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 always
>>  install my patched Mail::ClamAV and Mail::SpamAssassin modules even 
>> if un-
>>  patched versions are already installed.
>> Jules
> Julian,
> I receive an 404 error when I try to download the new version. Are you 
> still uploading the new version??
Reload the downloads.html file and it should be okay.


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