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Recently i use the demonize version of spamassasing (spamd) en Centos In some circumstances i need to stop the deamon. My question is about the best way to do that. I'm used to stop the mailserver first then kill -15 spamd but i down know if this is ok Any sugestion? Thanks to all Regards

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Search the /etc/init.d directory for a start/kill script related to spamassasin or spamd. Just a guess, but you might be able to use something like sudo /etc/init.d/spamd stop This would utilize the same procedure that an ordinary system shutdown would perform. –  sawdust Aug 4 '12 at 20:22
    
Thx dude, just i forgot to mention that spamd was installed from source and /etc/init.d/spamd dosen't exists . –  debianita Aug 6 '12 at 13:52

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