Bogus "denial of service" messages, and postdrop not working

Julian Field mailscanner at
Mon Dec 15 15:32:42 GMT 2003

At 15:25 15/12/2003, you wrote:
>Le Lundi 15 Décembre 2003 16:08, Julian Field a écrit :
> > The DOS attack detection happens when either ClamAV thinks the zip
> > file expands too big, or else the virus scanner (whichever one it is)
> > never returns within the timeout period it is given to run in
> > (usually 5 or 10 minutes).
>Is there an option to force the delivery of these messages ? Or do I
>need to modify the source directly ? If so, in what file should I make
>the changes ?

How you solve it depends on why it is happening. Are you using ClamAV, and 
if so does it complain about expanding a zip file when you try to scan one 
of the quarantined attachments?

Or is your virus scanner taking 10 minutes to scan a file?
Julian Field
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