Amavisd will Start but Won't Stop, reload or restart????

Posted on 2006-04-05
Last Modified: 2010-04-22
I have configured amavisd, Postfix and Spammassassin on CentOS 4.1.
All starts fine but when Amavisd is started I noticed that the process is not running.
So if I try to stop, reload or restart I get:

Shutting down amavisd: No PID file /var/amavis/, can't stop the process

And If I do A Debug I get:

[root@spam-relay amavis]# ./amavisd debug
Apr  5 11:36:07 ./amavisd[4657]: starting.  ./amavisd at amavisd-new-2.3.3 (20050822), Unicode aware, LANG=en_US.UTF-8
Apr  5 11:36:07 ./amavisd[4657]: user=, EUID: 0 (0);  group=, EGID: 0 10 6 4 3 2 1 0 (0 10 6 4 3 2 1 0)
Apr  5 11:36:07 ./amavisd[4657]: Perl version    5.008005
Apr  5 11:36:08 ./amavisd[4657]: INFO: no optional modules: Sys::Hostname::Long Mail::SPF::Query Razor2::Client::Agent Net::CIDR::Lite
Apr  5 11:36:08 ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: 2006/04/05-11:36:08 Amavis (type Net::Server::PreForkSimple) starting! pid(4657)
Apr  5 11:36:08 ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: Binding to TCP port 10024 on host
Apr  5 11:36:08 ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: 2006/04/05-11:36:08 No such group "amavis"\n\n  at line 447 in file /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0/Net/
Apr  5 11:36:08 ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: 2006/04/05-11:36:08 Server closing!

If anyone has any input please help...

Question by:Lionelh
    LVL 16

    Accepted Solution

    Your error is:
    No such group "amavis"

    Add a group with name amavis to the machine or change the setting daemon_group in amavis.conf to an existing group.

    Author Comment

    Thanks I didn't realize I needed one

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