[Mimedefang] MD and MD pids

Kevin A. McGrail kmcgrail at peregrinehw.com
Thu Jul 10 10:34:14 EDT 2003

Check /var/run though I think the initscript example included simply copies
the files.  It really should exist in both.

I'm assuming you copied the mimedefang-sysconfig file to
/etc/sysconfig/mimedefang and that you copied the example redhat init script
to /etc/rc.d/init.d, correct?

If you are in doubt, I just did a test install on RH7.3 using a draft
installation procedure that you might want to try and see if it fixes the


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "G. Roderick Singleton" <gerry at pathtech.org>
To: "MimeDefang" <mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com>
Sent: Thursday, July 10, 2003 9:56 AM
Subject: [Mimedefang] MD and MD pids

> I just noticed that my installation of MD does create any PID files. I
> assume from the start up script that it is supposed to but nothing in
> /var/spool/MIMEDefang.
> Perms on the above directory are:
> drwx------    6 defang   defang       4096 Jul 10 08:57
> /var/spool/MIMEDefang
> I am using  v5.6.1 built for i386-linux under RH7.3 and assume it's not
> threaded as it's the version that is stock.
> To get to the point, because there are no PID files created, I end up
> with many processes owned by defang that are not stopped when sendmail
> and MD are stopped. I would like these cleaned up via the scripts but
> can't get there from here without the PID files. Anyone see this and
> have suggestions? I'm open.
> ger
> -- 
> Gerry Roderick Singleton <gerry at pathtech.org>
> 416-452-4583
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