New beta release 4.81.2

Peter Ong at
Tue Aug 3 17:03:28 IST 2010

Thanks, Thomas. Actually I already do that. In fact, I have a mini-replica of the office at home. I run my own email server at home; trying to avoid getting caught in the next round of warrantless tapping by the next time the Patriot Act is invoked. I know I'll still be all over google's servers, but I'll at least minimize it. Hahaha.

In any case, yes, I'll test the upgrade at my crib first, and then see how well that goes. When I get a good feeling about it, I'll deploy in the office. Thanks.


----- Original Message -----

> From: "Thomas Lohman" <thomasl at>
> To: "MailScanner discussion" <mailscanner at>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 8:53:42 AM
> Subject: Re: New beta release 4.81.2
> > Given the trauma I incurred during that time and seeing the "file"
> > command related fixes in this release, I don't know how they will
> > affect the configurations that were painstakingly borne from the
> > fiery tempers of my users and especially the impatience of my
> higher
> > ups.
> Peter, given that, I'd highly recommend setting up a testing server 
> where you can send a "shadow copy" of all your production e-mail in 
> order to run it through the new version and see how things behave. 
> This 
> is what I do here and allows me to run a new version with production 
> data but without having to touch the production server until I'm ready
> to deploy.  This type of set up may alleviate some of your concerns 
> about upgrading to newer versions.  But I do know where you are coming
> from - if it ain't broke, don't fix it, as they say.
> cheers,
> --tom
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