Best way to start amavisd-snmp-subagent?

Benedict White via amavis-users amavis-users at
Fri Aug 23 13:28:46 CEST 2013

From: amavis-users [ at] On Behalf Of Joan via amavis-users
Sent: 23 August 2013 12:09
To: amavis-users at
Subject: Re: Best way to start amavisd-snmp-subagent?

>Just answering myself here, I created a new new init script for debian based only with the skeleton they provide, it works as expected, starting the daemon and avoiding multiple instances and so on, I tested the script in debian >wheezy.
>Anyone interested feel free to use it as you wish
>2013/8/23 Joan <aseques at>
>Hello, I am trying to setup my server to use the amavisd-snmp-subagent, but I haven't found an official initial script.
>There is a script in fedora ( I've attached it too.
>Is there any official script to use adapted to debian or should I report a bug there?

Startup scripts are written per distribution depending on what the daemon startup system is, so well done for finding one that works on Debian.

There is a package build script for Amavisd-new on Arch Linux, which includes a systemd init script if anyone needs one. It seems to work quite well.

Kindest regards,

Benedict White

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