General Thankyou

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Jan 9 21:01:34 GMT 2009

2009/1/9 Dave Filchak <dave.filchak at>:
> Scott,
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> on 1-9-2009 10:45 AM Dave Filchak spake the following:
>>> Just wanted to pass on my thanks to Kai, Glenn and Scott and any I
>>> missed, for helping me with my MS Upgrade issues. As I said, it had been
>>> a while since I had dealt with this stuff so it was a bit of a learning
>>> curve. It all seems to be working pretty well now so I will be watching
>>> it closely over the next few days. Just need to do a bit of tweaking
>>> with the rules I think.
>>> As the version I was using was pretty old, is there anywhere I can find
>>> an explanation of the new config directives since 4.6.x ?
>>> Again, thank you everyone for your help.
>>> Dave
>> Buying the book is the best option, but here is a listing of all the
>> config
>> options.
> I do own the first edition of the book. Just need to update the newer config
> options.
> One last error I found so maybe you can comment. I am seeing the following
> error in maillog:
> Cannot lock /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/Locks/clamavBusy.lock,
> Permission denied
> So I checked the permissions there and the Locks directory is owned by
> postfix.root and the locks inside are all owned by root.root. MailScanner
> runs as postfix and clamd runs as clamav. Should the clamavBusy.lock be
> owned by postfix.clamav? Also, I was sure I had changed these permissions
> earlier in this and it appears as though they have been reset, So I need to
> set a sticky bit?
> Dave
I think this comes from a little problem with the last stable... which
prompted Jules to release a .15-2 or something like that. So... What
does "MailScanner -V" show as version? If not the absolutely latest...
you need a quick upgrade to that.

-- Glenn
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