libmilter broken in FreeBSD8 ?
ferdinand.goldmann at jku.at
Fri Aug 17 16:09:33 UTC 2012
Following up on my own posting here...
I solved the mystery. A bug in MIMDEdefang is to blame, see here:
By adding the macros to the mimedefang invocation via the -a command line switch
I was able to solve the problem.
So anyone of you upgrading to a newer version of MIMEdefang, be careful. :-)
On 17.08.2012, at 11:29, Ferdinand Goldmann wrote:
> I've been using a mail setup consisting of sendmail, milter-ahead, milter-greylist
> and MIMEDefang running on FreeBSD for years.
> Recently I installed a new server running FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE-p3. To my bewilderment,
> I am now running into problems with milter-ahead and milter-greylist, as they do
> not see the macros that sendmail should hand them via the milter interface anymore.
> (Like client_resolve, rcpt_host, and so on ...).
> To sort things out, I've setup both a FreeBSD 7 and a FreeBSD 8 test installation.
> I am using the _exact_ _same_ _configuration_ in both test installations (basically
> the same I am using on my FreeBSD 7 production servers).
> To my even bigger bewilderment, the milters work as expected on FreeBSD 7, while they
> fail on FreeBSD 8.
> Debugging information suggests that the milters are handed empty variables on FreeBSD 8:
> rcpt_host='' rcpt_mailer=''
> Has anyone experienced similiar problems? I find it hard to believe that this seems
> to be suddenly broken ...?
>>> Ferdinand Goldmann
>>> Johannes Kepler University Linz - Server Systems/Information Management
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>>> A lack of planning on your part doesn't constitute an emergency on my part.
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>> Ferdinand Goldmann
>> Johannes Kepler University Linz - Server Systems/Information Management
>> Mail: Ferdinand.Goldmann at jku.at Phone: 00437024683925 Fax: 00437024689397
>> A lack of planning on your part doesn't constitute an emergency on my part.
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