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From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2004-10-19 04:45:27 -0400
Subject: Re: Sendmail errors

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Gib Gilbertson Jr. wrote:

> I've installed Sendmail 8.13.1 on a test FreeBSD 4.10 box. I have added 
> Milter-ahead, ClamAV-Milter, and FEATURE(`greet_pause',`90000') plus all 
> the usual features, access.db, mailtertable, virtusertable, etc. and ran m4 
> to generate a new sendmail.cf file. I then tried to start Sendmail.
> After trying to start Sendmail I get an error message as follows:
> 554 5.0.0 /etc/mail/sendmail.cf: line 591: milter_set_option: invalid 
> Milter option macros.eom
> I comment out the line in sendmail.cf
>     O Milter.macros.eom={msg_id}

This does not come from my suggested milter configuration, particularly 
since milter-ahead doesn't need any extra macros other than the defaults.

> and Sendmail starts fine, and seems to operate as it should. I've done a 
> google search trying to find an answer to this question and can't find any 
> messages stating other people are having this problem.
> The only thing that doesn't seem to be working is the 
> FEATURE(`greet_pause',`90000'). Could this be related in some way to the 
> problem? Incompatability between Milter-ahead and greet_pause?

No. But make sure you declare




so you should have something like:

	FEATURE(access_db, hash -T<TMPF> /etc/mail/access)
	FEATURE(`greet_pause', `90000')

This is mentioned in the change log for Sendmail 8.13.1.
BTW 90 seconds might be just a bit long, especially if you don't use 
have a MSP daemon. You may want to add also to the access database:

GreetPause:    		0
GreetPause:your.ip.here			0
GreetPause:or.domain.in.ptr		0

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