init.d script for ubuntu 16.04

Mark Sapiro mark at
Thu Sep 7 17:49:58 UTC 2017

On 09/07/2017 09:57 AM, Rob Wilson wrote:
> I just installed latest version of mailscanner. 
> The install process went fine, I went through configuration changes and
> then when I went to restart MailScanner there was file in the init.d
> directory. 
> I installed MailScanner on ubuntu 16.04.

MailScanner 5.0.6 on Ubuntu 16.04 uses systemd rather than sysVinit. The
start/stop script is installed at
/lib/systemd/system/mailscanner.service and symlinked from
/etc/systemd/system/ You
start MailScanner with

sudo service mailscanner start

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