[Mimedefang] New to Mimedefang
amilivojevic at pbl.ca
Wed Nov 3 15:46:50 EST 2004
Lisa Casey wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com>
> To: <mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 8:35 AM
> Subject: Re: [Mimedefang] New to Mimedefang
>>On Wed, 3 Nov 2004, Lisa Casey wrote:
>>>su -c 'cp examples/init-script /etc/init.d/mimedefang'
>>>in examples, there was not a file called init-script. There is an
>>>init-script.in which is what I copied over.
>>Well, that's your problem -- that won't work. When you ran ./configure,
>>it should have created init-script from init-script.in. Did you run
> Yes, but I reran ./configure (and read the instructions that came with MD)
> and now MIMEDefang starts up when I start Sendmail.
> Here's another problem (?) though: I added this to my sendmail.mc:
> `S=unix:/var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock, F=T, T=S:5m;R:5m')
> and regenerated sendmail.cf from sendmail.mc. But when I look at
> sendmail.cf, I don't see anything referring to MIMEDefang, or MAIL_FILTER at
> all. I'm wondering if this got into my sendmail.cf at all. How do I tell if
> MIMEDefang is working?
Grep for 'mimedefang' (all lowercase). You should see a line starting
with 'O' and a line starting with 'X'.
You can tell that MIMEDefang is working if your machine start to feel
Lines like the one bellow in Sendmail log files is good indication that
it is running:
Milter add: header: X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang 2.xx on 22.214.171.124
Good idea when you are still building mimedefang-filter file is to have
it log everything it does. My personal preference is using md_syslog()
for this (not md_graphdefang_log()).
Aleksandar Milivojevic <amilivojevic at pbl.ca> Pollard Banknote Limited
Systems Administrator 1499 Buffalo Place
Tel: (204) 474-2323 ext 276 Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L7
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