Is MailScanner affected by the Redhat bug

Martin.Hepworth martinh at
Tue Sep 9 14:15:22 IST 2008


Just doing some checking of out mailscanner system that I won't bore you with but I notice you've got an issue with your setup.

In Mailscanner.conf your %org-name% has a '.' in it that can upset some MTA's.

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf
> Of Chris Sweeney
> Sent: 09 September 2008 14:07
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: Re: Is MailScanner affected by the Redhat bug
> > Redhat & Centos distros seem to have a performance issue with perl
> >
> >
> >
> > I have all my servers running MailScanner on Centos. Is MailScanner
> > greatly affected by the Bug ?
> > Should I upgrade perl on my machines  ?
> >
> From:
> #
> # This small repo contains a patched version of perl to fix #
> the issues raised on :
> # for CentOS-5. Only i386 and x86_64 packages are provided.
> #
> # There has been some testing done on the centos-devel list,
> however you should # still test it yourself before deploying
> into production # # to install these packages :
> # cd /etc/yum.repos.d/; wget
> # yum --enablerepo=c5-bz379791 update perl # #
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