Betr.: Mailscanner and centos 6 trouble

Arjan Melein Amelein at
Tue Nov 15 13:42:55 GMT 2011

Sounds like the perl tainting error.

Try adding -U to /usr/sbin/MailScanner so it reads:
#!/usr/bin/perl -I/usr/lib/MailScanner -U

That's what makes it work on Fedora 15.
If that does not work try MailScanner --debug and see what errors it produces.


>>> Op 15-11-2011 om 13:10 is door "Lic. Jorge P. Boland" <horiz at>
> hi... i have some troubles with MailScanner 4.84.3, clamd 0.97.2, 
> SpamAssassin  3.3.1 and Centos 6 (postfix)
> The configuration was done with the follow tuto 
> The error in message log is: "MailScanner: Process did not exit 
> cleanly, returned 255 with signal 0"
> and in the maillog log: "MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 
> 4.84.3 starting..."
> Can anybody help me ?.
> Thanks in advance and sorry for my bad english.

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