Problem messages - again
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Tue May 1 19:46:57 IST 2012
On 05/01/2012 12:36 PM, Ian Fenn wrote:
> I'm picking up a previous thread where MailScanner is trapping certain messages and marking them as a problem. I'm running Version 4.84 5th March 2012 on a server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4.
> The messages concerned get marked as infected (other). However, no other information is provided and I can't seen any obvious pattern between the messages - some are spam, while some art not.
> I've tried the TNEF patch recently posted here, and that doesn't seem to have done anything. Perl also has the -U flag attached.
> The mail logs contain little information. This is all it tends to say:
> May 1 17:17:33 mail MailScanner: Warning: skipping message q41FtFQd003086 as it has been attempted too many times
> May 1 17:17:33 mail MailScanner: Quarantined message q41FtFQd003086 as it caused MailScanner to crash several times
> May 1 17:17:33 mail MailScanner: Saved entire message to /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20120501/q41FtFQd003086
> I've tried MailScanner --lint and that does not seem to express any errors.
> I've also tried MailScanner --debug, in general and running against one of the problem messages. In both cases, the action seems to stall shortly after, 'Building a message batch to scan'.
> Any advice would be much appreciated as this issue is driving me crazy.
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I ran into this same problem. My fix was that quarnatine was not
writable by the user MailScanner was ran as. Make sure this file was
actually written to.
" Saved entire message to
/var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20120501/q41FtFQd003086 " In my case
everything looked good but in the end it was bad permissions on the
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