[Centos] *very* raw script for a new email server
Benjamin J. Weiss
benjamin at birdvet.org
Thu Dec 9 13:23:07 UTC 2004
On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Henk van Lingen wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 09:14:48AM -0600, Benjamin J. Weiss wrote:
> > All,
> > I'm putting up a new email server, but I can't afford downtime when I
> > switch servers. So, I've been writing a script that will take a CentOS
> > install and turn it into a secure email server with Spam Assassin,
> > Amavis-new, ClamAV and external relay using SASL authentication.
> I'm also doing a new server at the moment. Postfix, spamassassin,
> courier-imap, ClamAV, ClamSMTP, Maildrop, Squirrelmail.
> > - I have *no* idea whether or not Vipul's Razor is working or not.
> I suppose you use this at spamassassin time. Add '-D' to your spamd
> options (/etc/init.d/spamassassin) and see in your logfiles. I maded
> RPMs myself from the spamassassin tar and noticed the dependency on the
> perl-DB_File package was not specified in the spamassassin spec. You
> need that however (at least if you are doing spamassassin at local
> delivery time like I do)
See, that's the problem. amavisd-new shows in the /var/log/maillog that
it's picking up spam assassin, whether the spamd daemon is running or not.
It seems to flag spam whether the spamd is running or not. And I don't
see any spam assassin headers that I recognize from earlier versions of
So, I don't know if amavis is just running the spam assassin code
directly, or what. And I haven't been able to find much documentation on
On another note, I went with dovecot instead of courier, since dovecot
supports Maildir, which I've been wanting to use. my mbox files are
I'm not familiar with Maildrop, is it a procmail alternative?
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