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Pfsense with Spamd

Posted on 2011-10-04
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hello All,

Question:  When I apply a IP address to the whitelist on Spamd do I need to reboot the system for the changes to take affect?

Any help is appreciated.

Question by:alfred-bsp
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Expert Comment

ID: 36912534
Although spamd will check per-user config files for every message, any changes to the system-wide config files will require either restarting spamd or forcing it to reload itself via SIGHUP for the changes to take effect.
That is what I found in the docs :-)

Author Comment

ID: 36912566
How do I restart the spamd? I am very new at this

Accepted Solution

thomasbau65 earned 2000 total points
ID: 36915425
normally one would restart (on a Debian like system such as Ubuntu) spamd with the command
/etc/init.d/spamd restart
entered at command prompt
you could add this command to the crontab (to edit crontab use: crontab -e) to have the system restart your spamd periodically
adding following line to the crontab
0 12 * * *  /etc/init.d/spamd restart
will restart spamd every day at 12 am

Author Comment

ID: 36916186
I'll give that a try.  How about for openbsd pf?

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