Pfsense with Spamd

Posted on 2011-10-04
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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    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

    How do I restart the spamd? I am very new at this
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    Accepted Solution

    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

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

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