Webmin module

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Apr 29 00:45:38 IST 2009

on 4-28-2009 4:32 PM G. Armour Van Horn spake the following:
> I've long been a big WebMin fan, so I was pleased to note on the MS
> download page a link to a MailScanner module. I immediately grabbed it.
> It told me MailScanner wasn't running.
> I went to the configuration, which was all blank, and added the things I
> could be confident of, but I'm not sure I dare use this for anything
> yet. Here's what I've got:
> Full path to MailScanner program : /usr/sbin/MailScanner
> Full path and filename of MailScanner config file :
> /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
> Full path to the MailScanner bin directory =BLANK=
> Full path and filename for the MailScanner pid file :
> /var/run/MailScanner.pid
> Command to start MailScanner     Just run server (selected)
> Command to stop MailScanner
> Once I entered that much, the module now thinks MS is running, and "Edit
> MailScanner Config File" does call up the right file.
> System is CentOS 4.7, still running MS 4.57.6 but it will be upgraded to
> the current stable tonight. (Yes, it has been running nicely for over
> three years.)
> So what should I have in there as the MS bin directory?
> I usually start and stop MS with
>    service MailScanner start|stop|restart
> Or rather more accurately, I normally don't touch that, but that's what
> I'd use if I had to. What should go in those last two lines?
> Van
I wouldn't use that module, as it is quite out of date and some have
complained about config file damage not too long ago.

You could probably use it for starting and stopping, but you can write custom
commands for that.

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