Problem with spamass-milter and libmilter sendmail-8.13.1

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Sep 24 08:09:05 PDT 2004

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 06:52:21PM +0400, ???????? ?.?. wrote:
> But when I send testing mail, I got error in maillog:
> Sep 24 18:11:12 imhouse sm-mta[70048]: i8OEBCJX070048:
> Milter (spamassassin): error connecting to filter:
> Connection refused by /var/run/spamass-milter.sock
> Sep 24 18:11:12 imhouse sm-mta[70048]: i8OEBCJX070048:
> Milter (spamassassin): to error state
> Socket /var/run/spamass-milter.sock permanent.
> # ls -la spamass-milter.sock
> srwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  0 Sep 24 18:10
> spamass-milter.sock

You need to make sure that spamass-milter and spamd are both running,
or you'll get this error.  Actually, because of the order in which
sendmail and the various milters are started up, you might see this
occasionally during reboots, if mail arrives at just the wrong time.  



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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