New installation of Mailscanner

Linux Advocate linuxhousedn at
Sat Feb 28 13:10:16 GMT 2009

Guys i have a centos 5.2 box and i have just installed  ( after reading the docs on the mailscanner site and centos lists ) Mailscanner.

a.) How do i test my installation? is there some sample spam messages that can be used to test.
b.) MailScanner -V shows;


LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************
LibClamAV Warning: ***  The virus database is older than 7 days!  ***
LibClamAV Warning: ***   Please update it as soon as possible.    ***
LibClamAV Warning: **************************************************

how do i update this database?

b.2) there are some modules missing; how do i iinstall them or do i ignore them

Module versions are:
1.00    AnyDBM_File
1.16    Archive::Zip
0.17    bignum
1.04    Carp
1.42    Compress::Zlib
1.119   Convert::BinHex
missing Convert::TNEF         <--- missing ?

2.121_08        Data::Dumper
2.27    Date::Parse
1.00    DirHandle
1.05    Fcntl

Optional module versions are:

1.30    Archive::Tar
0.17    bignum
missing Business::ISBN            <---- missing ?

missing Business::ISBN::Data
missing Data::Dump
1.814   DB_File
1.14    DBD::SQLite
1.52    DBI
1.14    Digest
1.01    Digest::HMAC
2.36    Digest::MD5
2.11    Digest::SHA1
missing Encode::Detect
missing Error
missing ExtUtils::CBuilder
missing ExtUtils::ParseXS



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