[Mimedefang] Xmimedefang: local socket name problem

Jon Rowlan jon.rowlan at sads.com
Thu May 14 14:21:32 EDT 2009

> If I run this then I get ..
> Reloading Mail Transport Agent (MTA): sendmailWARNING: Xmimedefang: 
> local socket name /var/spool/MIMEDefang/mimedefang.sock missing
> But if I REM out the last and run the script then run the sendmail reload line from the prompt it is fine.

> You could try changing the reload script to; /etc/init.d/mimedefang force-reload && /etc/init.d/sendmail reload
> That way sendmail won't start until the load of mimedefang is finished, otherwise your script is trying to start sendmail before mimedefang has 
> completed its init.

I thought that might work Scott, but no joy I am afraid ...

Same problem .. :-(

Perhaps there is a Unix "sleep" that I can use? As I say, if I wait a bit and run the last line its fine??


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