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

Hello,
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/amavisd.pid, can't stop the process
                                                           [FAILED]

And If I do A Debug I get:

[root@spam-relay amavis]# ./amavisd debug
Apr  5 11:36:07 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: starting.  ./amavisd at spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us amavisd-new-2.3.3 (20050822), Unicode aware, LANG=en_US.UTF-8
Apr  5 11:36:07 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./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 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: Perl version    5.008005
Apr  5 11:36:08 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: INFO: no optional modules: Sys::Hostname::Long Mail::SPF::Query Razor2::Client::Agent Net::CIDR::Lite
Apr  5 11:36:08 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: 2006/04/05-11:36:08 Amavis (type Net::Server::PreForkSimple) starting! pid(4657)
Apr  5 11:36:08 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: Binding to TCP port 10024 on host 127.0.0.1
Apr  5 11:36:08 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./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/Server.pm
Apr  5 11:36:08 spam-relay.wiseburn.k12.ca.us ./amavisd[4657]: Net::Server: 2006/04/05-11:36:08 Server closing!

If anyone has any input please help...



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Lionelh
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BlazCommented:
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.
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LionelhAuthor Commented:
Thanks I didn't realize I needed one
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