SpamAssassin timed out and was killed

Paul Welsh paul-w at BLUEYONDER.CO.UK
Wed Apr 10 00:49:39 IST 2002

> Date:    Tue, 9 Apr 2002 13:46:49 +0100
> From:    Julian Field <jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> Subject: Re: SpamAssassin timed out and was killed
> If the load on the system is getting high, then the default timeout
may not
> be long enough. However, you may not have sufficient horsepower on
> current server to run SpamAssassin at all.

Out of about 700 messages today, I got the "timed out" error on 34 of
them, ie, under 5%.  I've doubled the timeout value in mailscanner.conf
to 20 to see what happens.

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