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Old 2nd October 2011, 20:49
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Default MailScanner - stuck queue in hold folder

Hello im new in building mail server but my Postfix/Dovecot solution was working well until i add an MailScanner/Spamassassin/ClamAV programs and i got stuck exactly my mails got stuck.
Here i will try sketch my configuration

MailScanner version - 4.79.11
Postfix version - 2.7.1
ClamAV version - 0.97
OS - Debian 6.0.2 (squeeze)

Installation step was
i add server to /etc/apt/sources.list because i didnt have MailScanner in my repository
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib

aptitude update
aptitude install mailscanner spamassassin clamav

/etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf (edited values)
%org-name% = orgname
%org-long-name% = longname
%web-site% = www.site.tld
Run As User = postfix
Run As Group = postfix
Incoming Queue Dir = /var/spool/postfix/hold
Outgoing Queue Dir = /var/spool/postfix/incoming
Incoming Work User = postfix
Incoming Work Group = clamav
Incoming Work Permissions = 0640
MTA = postfix
Virus Scanners = clamd
Clamd Socket = /var/run/clamav/clamd.ctl
Use SpamAssassin = yes
SpamAssassin User State Dir = /var/spool/MailScanner/spamassassin
#include /etc/MailScanner/conf.d/*

cd /etc/var/spool/MailScanner
mkdir spamassassin
chown postfix:clamav incoming quarantine spamassassin
chmod 0755 -R incoming quarantine spamassassin

in /etc/default/mailscanner
i uncommented
in /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
i commented
#use_auto_whitelist 0
in /etc/postfix/main.cf
i add
in /etc/postfix/header_checks
i add
/^Received:/ HOLD
output from commands
spamassassin -D
spamassassin --lint -p /etc/MailScanner/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
MailScanner -lint

seems to be OK

i was unable to get working ClamAV in MailScanner/incoming directory
so i changed 'User root' in clamd.conf and its seems to be ok now but in future
i will change clamav group to postfix maybe

if i had installed only postfix and dovecot it was working properly
when i installed mailscanner,clamav,spamassassin problems started

/var/log/mail.err is empty
/var/log/mail.log contains repeatly
Sep 29 02:55:46 mailsrv MailScanner[1080]: Connected to Processing Attempts Database
Sep 29 02:55:46 mailsrv MailScanner[1080]: Found 0 messages in the Processing Attempts Database
Sep 29 02:55:46 mailsrv MailScanner[1080]: Using locktype = flock
Sep 29 02:55:48 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: MailScanner E-Mail Virus Scanner version 4.79.11 starting...
Sep 29 02:55:48 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Reading configuration file /etc/MailScanner/MailScanner.conf
Sep 29 02:55:48 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Read 858 hostnames from the phishing whitelist
Sep 29 02:55:48 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Read 5497 hostnames from the phishing blacklists
Sep 29 02:55:49 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Using SpamAssassin results cache
Sep 29 02:55:49 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Connected to SpamAssassin cache database
Sep 29 02:55:49 mailsrv MailScanner[1081]: Enabling SpamAssassin auto-whitelist functionality...
my mails are stuck in /var/spool/postfix/hold

where is the mistake ? please help. thank you
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