MailScanner v5.0.3-7 upgrade install
jerry.benton at mailborder.com
Wed Aug 24 15:25:21 UTC 2016
Yes, the code to start and stop MTA’s have been removed in v5.
MailScanner changes do not equate to MTA changes so it makes no sense
to start/stop/restart the MTA. They are different services. It makes
about as much sense as it would for MailScanner to restart your virus
Each MTA comes with it own service management scripts. i.e..
service sendmail restart
service postfix restart
service exim restart
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From: Wolfgang Baudler <wbaudler at gb.nrao.edu>
Reply: MailScanner Discussion <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
Date: August 24, 2016 at 10:56:15 AM
To: MailScanner Discussion <mailscanner at lists.mailscanner.info>
Subject: Re: MailScanner v5.0.3-7 upgrade install
> > Confirmed seeing same here vrom v4x --> v5.0.3-7, although errors/warnings
> > appear to be benign. MailScanner on my run has most everything in the
> > right places, although it seems that somethings are now being dropped into
> > the old /usr/lib/MailScanner directory. I could've swore in earlier v5
> > they were all in /usr/share/MailScanner...
> I also noticed that the /etc/init.d/mailscanner startups script no longer
> start the sendmail queues needed to run MailScanner.
> The old v4 /etc/init.d/MailScanner startup script had quite an amount of
> logic in it to deal with these stopping and starting these MTA processes.
> How is this supposed to work with v5? Are there separate startup scripts
> for the various MTAs? I could not find any.
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