[Mimedefang] Can someone explain this?

Jon R. Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Wed Nov 26 16:59:23 EST 2003

"David F. Skoll" wrote:
> What happened was a whole whack of requests came in at around the same time
> (notice the time stamp in your logs!) and the listen(2) backlog of the
> multiplexor's listening socket was exceeded, so it started rejecting
> connections.

Is the listen backlog an O/S parameter or is is something under MIMEDefang's control?

The reason I ask is that the Solaris 9 man page for listen(3socket) [Solaris' equivalent to listen(2)] claims that there is no backlog limit.


Jon R. Kibler
Chief Technical Officer
A.S.E.T., Inc.
Charleston, SC  USA
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