PureMessage for UNIX: how to disable the logsearch service

  • Article ID: 47860
  • Updated: 20 Apr 2009

You would like to disable the logsearch functionality. This article explains how to do that.

Sophos product and version
PureMessage for UNIX

What to do

  • go to the /otp/pmx/etc/ folder
  • edit the logsearch.conf file

change :

  • enable = __DEFAULT__


  • enable = no
  • as pmx user, run the following command

    pmx-logsearch-index stop

The following messages appear after you run the pmx start command:

[pmx@lefbe ~]$ pmx start
PostgreSQL is already running.
HTTPD started OK.
Manager started OK.
    Sophos Logsearch is currently not enabled and will not be started.
The single enabled milter is already running.
Queue Runner is already running.
The scheduler is already running.
[pmx@lefbe ~]$             

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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