MailScanner Lint Error

Peter H. Lemieux mailscanner at
Sun Aug 23 18:37:01 UTC 2020

What happens if you run "telnet localhost 3306"?  Do you see

Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.

I don't use MailWatch, but does it connect to MySQL via a socket 
(typically /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock) or via TCP on port 3306?


On 8/23/20 2:15 PM, Paul Scott wrote:

> Error: Database connection failed: it is possible that the database is 
> overloaded or otherwise not running properly; contact the system 
> administrator if the problem persists (dbconnecterror99_plain)

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