MailScanner Crash

Alex Broens ms-list at
Wed Aug 3 21:30:22 IST 2011

On 2011-08-03 19:29, bjron.mork at wrote:
> Hi Phil / forum,
> Thanks for your reply.  I found another work-around for my problem, MailScanner is unable to create folder in /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/DAILY_DATE_WISE_FOLDER, today I created 20110803 folder manually and allowed ownership and mode to 770, and MailScanner started working properly.
> What might be the reason for the this issue, and how can it be permanently resolved.

if not Selinux then permissions:

for RHEL/Fedora/Centos:

chown -R postfix:postfix /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming
chown -R postfix:apache /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine

or whatever user you're running postfix/apache under.


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