mailscanner slowing the computer down
andrewh at CQG.COM
Wed May 15 16:04:50 IST 2002
This is the same thing that happened to me last month. Check for a mail loop
with bouncing messages between one of our e-mail recipients and some off
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Julian Field
> Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 8:59 AM
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: mailscanner slowing the computer down
> At 15:27 15/05/2002, you wrote:
> >I just noticed my server became very slow and noticed the number of files
> >create in /var/spool/mailscanner/incoming was huge.
> >Hers is the output of find /var/spool/mailscanner/incoming
> Did we really all need to see *all* of that? A few sample lines
> and a rough
> total would have done...
> >Can anyone tell me why this is happening?
> >What am I doing wrong?
> >Is there somehting to prevent this?
> Looks like you have a message with a huge number of attachments.
> Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
> jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
> Southampton SO17 1BJ
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