[Mimedefang] Solaris SMF startup files for mimedefang

Andrew Watkins andrew at dcs.bbk.ac.uk
Tue Jun 3 16:53:43 EDT 2008

I thought I would just post a final update, just for future reference.

I published the SMF updates to 

No major changes to previous time, except I show the alterations I made 
to original "examples/init-script.in".

Thanks again,


> Kimmo Jaskari wrote:
>> mimedefang-bounces at lists.roaringpenguin.com scribbled on :
>>> Anyway, I will work on check that SMF file is working correctly and
>>> check opensolaris discussions group about licenses.
>> One thing I was thinking you might want to consider adding is an 
>> entry making sendmail dependent on mimedefang. That's doable in the 
>> mimedefang XML file directly; instead of adding a dependency, you add 
>> sendmail as a dependent.
>> That should keep sendmail off until such a time that mimedefang has 
>> started.
> I have done some major changes since my last post, so he is an update.
> First the warning! I am still testing the scripts and when I am happy 
> with then I will post a full description.
> mimedefang.xml
>     : added more dependency
>     : sendmail a dependent (mimedefang starts before sendmail)
>     : added properties (only required if using new start script)
> init-mimedefang :
>     : located in /usr/local/mimedefang/bin/init-mimedefang
>         : should it go into /lib//lib/svc/method/ ?
>     : added smf_include.sh
>     : reads properties of service
>         : svcprop -p config/mx_user mimedefang
>     : altered stop_it code
>         : using "kill -0" to test PID
> Andrew

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