Provided by: amavisd-new_2.3.3-3_all
amavisd-new - Interface between MTA and virus scanner/content filters
amavisd-new [ -u userid ] [ -g groupid ] [ -c config-file ]... [ start
| debug | stop | reload | debug | debug-sa | foreground ]
amavisd is a high-performance interface between message transfer agent
(MTA) and virus scanners and/or spam scanners.
This is the amavisd-new incarnation of amavisd. It is a performance-
enhanced and feature-enriched version of the original amavisd program.
Amavisd-new works as a SMTP proxy. Email is fed to it through SMTP,
processed, and fed back to the MTA through a new SMTP connection.
There is no buffering to disk by amavis, it will report that the
transfer was sucessfull only after the forwarding MTA has accepted the
It is possible to use the sendmail milter interface instead of the SMTP
proxy method, as well.
Use the specified configuration file instead of
/etc/amavis/amavisd.conf, more than one -c option can be
specified and the files will be read in the order given.
Try to switch to that user id.
Try to switch to that group id.
start Starts amavisd-new
stop Stops a running amavisd-new
debug Starts amavisd-new in debug mode
reload Reloads configuration from config file
debug Runs amavisd-new in debug mode
Runs amavisd-new in spamassassin debug mode
Does not fork to background
/etc/amavis/amavisd.conf, /var/lib/amavis, /var/run/amavis/amavisd.pid
This manual page was written by Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
<firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by