[Mimedefang] FW: timeout before data read

Anthony Giggins agiggins at bigpond.net.au
Wed Mar 6 14:15:41 EST 2002

So this error was infact the milter error that the comm.c patch

-----Original Message-----
From: David F. Skoll [mailto:dfs at roaringpenguin.com] 
Sent: Thursday, 28 February 2002 12:18 AM
To: Anthony Giggins
Cc: mimedefang-admin at lists.roaringpenguin.com
Subject: Re: timeout before data read

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Anthony Giggins wrote:

> I'm running mimedefang 1.4 yes I know its an old version new server is
> being built soon

> Feb 27 08:02:13 synit-web-01 sendmail[29837]: g1QL1vFw029837:
> from=<xxxxxx at xxxxxxx.com.au>, size=9259941, class=0, nrcpts=1,
> msgid=<46538B9C91D2D311BBE40004AC4CB18470AE77 at SYNIT-NT-01>,
> daemon=MTA, relay=synergyit [] Feb 27 08:03:15
> sendmail[29837]: g1QL1vFw029837: Milter(mimedefang): timeout before
> read

> From the archives David says "The busy timeout (of 300 seconds) was

No, that was in a different context.  1.4 has no multiplexor, so you
are hitting an internal Sendmail timeout.  You need to increase the
timeouts in the "T=..." equate in the filter line.  Something like
this should be good in your m4 file:

INPUT_MAIL_FILTER(`mimedefang', `S=unix:/var/run/mimedefang.sock, F=T,


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