Connecting mailscanner to sendmail
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Nov 22 10:51:47 GMT 2002
Do you mean
"Max Children" ?
At 10:36 22/11/2002, you wrote:
>Just a thought, would it be an idea to make the number of processes that
>will be started a MailScanner.conf option?
>Was thinking of something like
>Mail volume for this server = lo/med/high
>Would save some mem on low mem boxes and would have no negative result on
>mail processing speed if the number of processes is reduced but it is a
>low volume box.
>Maybe even make it a number to control how many processes will be running?
>On Wed, 20 Nov 2002, Julian Field wrote:
> > Sounds like you have the normal sendmail process running as well as
> > MailScanner. You should have
> > 1) 2 sendmail processes, both of which are started by the MailScanner
> > init.d script. Neither one is started by the sendmail init.d script (and
> > this script should be disabled).
> > 2) 1 or more MailScanner processes (you will get 6 by default) started by
> > the MailScanner init.d script.
> > At 21:58 19/11/2002, you wrote:
> > >I am running MailScanner 4.05-3 with sendmail 8.12.6 on a Debian system
> > >and am having trouble getting sendmail to leave the message in the queue
> > >for MailScanner to see and process.
> > >
> > >If I stop sendmail and drop some q/df files into the queue MailScanenr
> > >immediately grabs them and processes them and sends them on
> > >appropriately. If sendmail is running and receives a message it
> > >immediately processes it and sends it along with giving MailScanner a
> > >chance to look at it.
> > >
> > >Everything else works great, but how do I get sendmail to put it in the
> > >queue and leave it there long enough for MailScanner to see it?
> > >
> > >I have tried commenting out the ControlSocketName=... in the sendmail.cf
> > >file, but still no luck. Any suggestions?
> > >--
> > >Daniel R. Bidwell | bidwell at andrews.edu
> > >Andrews University Computer Science & Information Systems Department
> > >If two always agree, one of them is unnecessary
> > >"Friends don't let friends do DOS"
> > >"In theory, theory and practice are the same.
> > >In practice, however, they are not."
> > --
> > 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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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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