Problem starting MailScanner due to missing pm module

Jules Field MailScanner at
Wed Feb 16 15:42:33 GMT 2011

The line you are looking for is
Use SpamAssassin = yes

There is nothing wrong with the MailScanner distributions, I can assure 
you of that.

Instead of looking for, may I suggest you look for the 
correct file MailScanner.conf.rpmnew.
However, if the MailScanner.conf file did not change between your 
previous version of MailScanner.conf and the current one, there will not 
be a MailScanner.conf.rpmnew. It only creates it if it needs to.


On 15/02/2011 18:46, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hi there --
> I did the comparison of the two MailScanner.conf files, and neither one had a
> "use spamassassi" line
> in them. The two commands that were listed did not list any warnings that were
> apparent show stoppers.
> I started MailScanner, and the messages did make mention of MailScanner
> "referencing" the SpamAssassin
> application. Additionally, the "strongly recommended" cronjobs ran at least
> once.
> The only other question I have is, is there a way to confirm or test that
> MailScanner is utilizing both
> SpamAssassin and ClamAV applications?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Randal, Phil
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 12:22 PM
> To: MailScanner discussion
> Subject: RE: Problem starting MailScanner due to missing pm module
> There's a default MailScanner.conf in the tarball.  Compare that with the one
> you have in /etc/MailScanner
> Also try
> MailScanner --changed
> It'll tell you where your config differs from the default.
> And try
> MailScanner --lint
> Taking note of any warnings..
> Cheers,
> Phil


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