[Mimedefang] A little confusered
adam at backboard.org
Thu Jun 20 22:10:30 EDT 2002
At 10:06 PM 6/20/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>Don't get me wrong, I want to learn Perl
>anyway, I just didn't want to do it under duress.
>Anyone have recommendations to aid me in the pursuit?
>Books? Websites? People?
I'm by no means a Perl expert.. by any stretch. But I'm fond of most
O'Reilly books, "Learning Perl" is good.. as well as the Cookbook.
> > > Still, it should be filtering *somewhat*, correct?
> > > How could I check to see why it's not?
> > Enable the "-l" option on the multiplexor and check your
> > logs (probably /var/log/maillog). Check for the presence of
> > an X-Scanned-By: MIMEDefang header.
>Which file is the multiplexor?
>I apologize if that sounds insanely ignorant, but I'm
>starting to get really confused as to which file is what.
>I've only been using Linux for a few months.
>I scanned through the various fles I had printed out today,
>but didn't see one referred to as the "multiplexor".
it's "mimedefang-multiplexor", it will reside whereever the rest of your MD
binaries were installed. try "man mimedefang-multiplexor" for more info.
>Also, I noticed something in those mail logs that was warned about.
>It warned that I was running MIMEDefang
>as root (and thus sendmail I'd figure, right?).
most likely, unless you changed what sendmail is running as ..it's running
as root. You can change MD to run as a different user by adding "-U
<username" to the line you use to start it..
-adam, the guy behind the guy behind the guy
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