MailScanner --lint

Gerard Cleary gcle at
Tue Sep 30 02:02:23 IST 2008

On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 10:23:47 Ray Jette wrote:
> I am running MailScanner --lint to look for problems. The output of this
> command does not fit on the screen. I am trying to save this to a text
> file for review. The command sudo MailScanner --lint > log.txt did not
> work.
> I beleave this did not work because I need to redirect stderr. Is this
> correct? I have been doing some research and have tryed to redirect this
> a few different ways but have not been able to get it working.
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to do this?
> Thanks in advance,
> Ray Jette

The output is going to "stderr" so use 

MailScanner --lint 2>log.txt

I found the page <> useful

All the best,


Gerard Cleary
SMC Systems Administration
Ph: +61 2 9354 8222

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