Running two instances of mailscanner on the same machine

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Mon Sep 21 19:39:45 IST 2009

2009/9/21 Thomas Eason <easontho at>:
> I want to resubmit some messages back into the queue to be scanned by
> mailscanner with some different options
> (allowed filetypes).  If I just change the pid file and the working
> directory is that enough to make it work?
> I have such a system running, but I was wondering if I might encounter
> issues with the two separate
> mailscanner instances fighting.
> Thanks,
> Andrew
Why would you need it? I imagine most of the rest of us get by with a
simple ruleset, using a different set of files for filename/filetype
rules for the loopback address ( Might be  usable for you

-- Glenn
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