[Mimedefang] ERR Filter timed out
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Feb 7 21:00:11 EST 2003
On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Charles Mount wrote:
> I changed to busyTimeout=60, restarted and it worked; by the logfile it
> took 45 secs to deliver.
I recommend setting busy timeout to at least 120, and probably 300, seconds.
It's much better to try to let a scan finish than terminate it too
early; otherwise, you invest lots of CPU time for nothing.
> At 19K this was one of the largest SPAM messages we get. I may change the
> max message size checked to about 25K and remove the F=T flag if I have
> this problem again.
F=T won't help; if MIMEDefang times out, it tempfails the message itself.
F=T only affects Sendmail's behavior if MIMEDefang doesn't respond at all.
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