Mailscanner problem on The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by brownr26, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. brownr26

    brownr26 New Member

    Hello all,

    Forgive my ignorance for having to post this question. I am following the instructions to set up the Perfect SpamSnake. I am stuck at trying to create a MailWatch web user. When I try to run the command mysql mailscanner -u mailwatch -p I get an error stating that the mailscanner database is an 'Unknown database'. I have a hunch that this is related to Perl DBD-mysql. However, I don't know what step I might have missed or where my configuration could be wrong. Can someone please point me in the right direction. I'm not a complete novice but I won't scoff if someone includes crayon drawings to help.

    Thank you,
    Robert Brown
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Did you create the mailscanner database? This is probably done by the command

    mysql -p < create.sql
    from chapter 9.4 Create the database.
  3. brownr26

    brownr26 New Member


    Thank you falco. I think what happened was I skipped a step. For some reason when I downloaded MailWatch, it paused. When I broke out of the download I think I skipped a few steps. Thanks again
  4. Rocky

    Rocky New Member

    Yes, you have to make sure to read and do all the steps required.


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