[Mimedefang] Warning: xmimedefang: local socket name

Chad Stalvey cstalvey at hcsmail.com
Thu Feb 13 12:52:01 EST 2003

Read the man on rc.conf

create a directory such as /etc/startup   or anything you desire.
then edit your rc.conf file with local_startup="/etc/startup"  before
then you can create a startup script for mimedefang and place it in the
directory you created. **Make sure you name it with a .sh , local_startup
searches for *.sh scripts.

I have two files in there, one for mimedefang:

Filter# more mimedefang.sh
`su - defang -c "/usr/local/sbin/mimedefang-ctrl start"`

and one to start the additional sendmail mode mimedefang requires:

Filter# more sendmail.sh
`/usr/sbin/sendmail -Ac -qp20m`

On boot, you may see the same error displayed above, but a ps -aux and a
tail -f /var/log/maillog will prove otherwise.

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Subject: [Mimedefang] Warning: xmimedefang: local socket name


Just installed mimedefang yesterday.

My system

Freebsd  4.7
Sendmail 8.12.6

I have tried to follow the how written for linux.

Here is the error a get when I reboot my server

SendmailWarning: xmimedefang: local socket name
/var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock missing sendmail-clientmqueue

starting  mimedefang-multiplexor:  [OK]
starting mimedefang: [OK]

My guess is that I am not starting mimedefang before sendmail.
Sendmail is being started by rc.sendmail
Not sure how or where I am supposed load mimedefang before sendmail.

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