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MailScanner daemon is no starting

Posted on 2007-12-06
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Hi,

We have CentOs 4.5 + sendmail 8.13.1 + MailScanner + clamAV that works just fine for the past 3 months, yesterday we noticed that customers  are not receiving e-mail's. we found taht MailScanner couldn't start with this error:

Starting MailScanner daemons:
         incoming sendmail: [  OK  ]
         outgoing sendmail: [  OK  ]
         MailScanner:       Variable "$FIELD_NAME" is not imported at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/Message.pm line 6895.
Variable "$FIELD_NAME" is not imported at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/Message.pm line 6898.
Global symbol "$FIELD_NAME" requires explicit package name at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/Message.pm line 6895.
Global symbol "$FIELD_NAME" requires explicit package name at /usr/lib/MailScanner/MailScanner/Message.pm line 6898.
Compilation failed in require at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 79.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/sbin/MailScanner line 79.

Please help
Thanks,
Amir
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Sometimes there can be problems if you get an opdate to perl itself or sometimes one of the modules.
The best thing to do initially is to upgrade mailscanner to the latest version. It will upgrade or reinstall any modules that it needs. It also makes it much easier to support if you are running the latest copy.
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Hi,

I had to remove some perl modulus before re-installing the latest version of MailScanner that solve the problem.

Thanks for the quick answer,
Amir
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