still getting timeouts

Chris Yuzik chris at
Mon Dec 22 01:27:29 GMT 2003

Hi everyone,

Some spam is still sneaking though because something is timing out. The
spam report says "not spam, SpamAssassin (timed out)".

In spam.assassin.prefs.conf, I have
        rbl_timeout 10
        razor_timeout 10
        pyzor_timeout 10

In MailScanner.conf, I have
        TNEF Timeout = 120
        File Timeout = 20
        Virus Scanner Timeout = 300
        Spam List Timeout = 10
        Max Spam List Timeouts = 7
        SpamAssassin Timeout = 40
        Max SpamAssassin Timeouts = 20

I suspect I should increase "SpamAssassin Timeout"? Or am I better to
adjust the timeout values in spam.assassin.conf?

This only happens occasionally and would be less than 1% of the time.
Still, I'm striving for perfection. Battling spam has become a bit of an
obsession, I'm afraid.


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