Problems MailScanner 4.78.17
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Tue Nov 24 10:48:57 GMT 2009
On 24/11/2009 10:06, ThB wrote:
> On 23/11/2009 19:54, Julian Field wrote:
>>> Excerpt from output of MailScanner --changed
>>> (I added some formatting to improve readability)
>>> The above is what I expected. But the paths for "Processing.db" and
>>> "SpamAssassin.cache.db" also show up in "incomingqueuedir" but with the
>>> default values.
>>> Option Name:
>> Please show me exactly what your MailScanner.conf file shows for the
>> "Incoming Queue Dir =" setting.
> Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/*
> I'm using Exim as mailer and when removing the "*" at the final, then
> MailScanner does not detect any new messages in the queue.
That will be your problem. It is doing exactly what you told it to. You
probably meant to put
Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/exim.in/input
Please read the docs at http://www.mailscanner.info/exim.html
> Trying to use a configuration file containing the 2 exim directories
> (input, msglog).
> Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/exim.queue.conf
> This configuration works well.
> Last try, using the exim input directory as queue dir
> Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming/input
> This setting also works, but I'm not sure if exim's msglog is cleaned up
> So for now I have at least one correct working configuration.
> Thanks& regards
Julian Field MEng CITP CEng
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