Problem with Exim and Mailscanner
Jonas A. Larsen
jonas at vrt.dk
Mon Jun 15 08:44:02 IST 2009
> I think you missed the bit where you create a SECOND init script for
> the additional Exim instance :) You end up with two separate exim
> scripts in /etc/init.d:
> Then you simply need to add a symblic link into the correct run-levels
> to make sure it starts during boot. Most distro's have their own
> utilities to do this for you:
> Debian/Ubuntu: update-rc.d
> RedHat/CentOS: chkconfig (see
> The how-to I wrote simply shows how to make the two exim's play nicely
> with Debian so that updates etc don't hose your hard work.
> If you need more help, please help us - we need to know:
> What MTA (Exim) and version?
> What version of MailScanner?
> What OS (linux/Solaris/etc) and version?
> Any logs, error messages, etc?
> I really don't have enough information about your setup to offer any
> more specific information...but more than happy to help out when more
> info is available :)
I have made a simple mod of the Debian init script so it works with 1 initscript which starts both exim processes.
Let me know if anybody would be interested in a copy.
Med venlig hilsen / Best regards
Jonas Akrouh Larsen
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