Richard Mealing richard at
Thu Oct 31 14:48:26 GMT 2013

How is your server load?

From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Ejaz
Sent: 31 October 2013 11:36
To: 'MailScanner discussion'
Subject: RE: mails-processing-problem

Thanks for your answer.

Newly installed server with Redhat linux 6.  and MailScanner version is 4.84.6-1

When I ran the Mailscanner -debug

I got below,  rest is fine,

Insecure dependency in open while running with -T switch at /usr/lib64/perl5/IO/ line 185

From: mailscanner-bounces at<mailto:mailscanner-bounces at> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Martin Hepworth
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 2:12 PM
To: MailScanner discussion
Subject: Re: mails-processing-problem

Whats changed? updated the server?
what does a debug show you and fix that error in the MailScanner Lint..

Martin Hepworth, CISSP
Oxford, UK

On 31 October 2013 09:41, Ejaz <mejaz at<mailto:mejaz at>> wrote:

Our mail scanners has started behaving very strange. It's not processing g any emails anymore only saying for each mail in the queue and with the below error.

Our setup,


Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Warning: skipping message p8JHBZlF011310 as it has been attempted too many times
Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Quarantined message p8JHBZlF011310 as it caused MailScanner to crash several times
Sep 20 14:38:15 mx3 MailScanner[2282]: Saved entire message to /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/20110920/p8JHBZlF011310

1. MailScanner --lint  (reports  below problem)

> ERROR: The "envelope_sender_header" in your spam.assassin.prefs.conf

> ERROR: is not correct, it should match X-mydomain-MailScanner-From

2. spamassassin -lint (silently comes to next prompt)

Any help would highly appreciated.

Mohammed Ejaz
Sr,Systems Administrator
Middle East Internet Company (CYBERIA)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966-1-4647114  Ext: 140
Mobile +966-562311787<tel:%2B966-562311787>
Fax: +966-1-4654735
E-mail: mejaz at<mailto:mejaz at>

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