MCP announcements not forwarded

Peter Lemieux mailscanner at
Mon Apr 7 16:38:16 IST 2014

I hate to be a nudge, but doesn't anyone have a suggestion for how I 
could diagnose this problem?  Maybe there aren't any other MCP users on 
this list?

I'd really like to fix this problem so my client will be happy once again.


On 03/28/2014 10:16 AM, Peter Lemieux wrote:
> I've been a happy MailScanner user for many years now, but I have
> encountered a problem that has me stumped.  We use MCP to scan outbound
> mail and have had it working for quite some time.  Messages that trip
> the MCP rules are forwarded to the alias mcpmonitor at localhost which
> redirects the messages to the relevant staff members for review.
> Sometime in the past couple of months the forwarding stopped working.
> The alias works properly since I can send a message to the alias from
> the command prompt.  MailScanner reports in the logs that suspect
> messages are being forwarded:
> Mar 23 18:21:12 mail MailScanner[15851]: MCP Actions: message
> s2NMLCAK020553 actions are mcpmonitor at localhost,forward
> However there are no other entries in the log with that message ID, nor
> is the message sent to the alias.  It appears in no queue nor in the
> quarantine area. It simply disappears.
> I wondered if there is some conflict among the Perl modules since some
> of them might have been updated with versions from CenOS or rpmforge.  I
> upgraded from 4.84.3-1 to 4-84.6-1 and let the installer rebuild the
> modules as always, but the problem persists.
> The platform is CentOS 6.5 with sendmail 8.14.4.  Any help on diagnosing
> this would be greatly appreciated!  The scanner also uses SpamAssassin
> and clamd, but those work fine for all messages.
> Thanks!
> Peter

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