spamassassin timeout again...

Lindsay Snider lindsay at
Sun Dec 28 16:05:31 GMT 2003

I've found razor checks to be a common source of timeouts.  If you can
catch a period when SA is timing out, try running:

spamassassin -D < emailmessage.txt

The debug output of spamassassin is helpful in figuring out what is
causing it to timeout.


On Fri, 2003-12-26 at 13:38, Chris Trudeau wrote:
> Loop me in too.  I can't replicate the problem, and am not having the
> problem on a machine that is faster, running on the same pipe with an older
> version of mailscanner and SA running....
> I have posted several times and attempted every direction provided to no
> avail...
> CT
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Damian Mendoza" <damian at WORKGROUPSOLUTIONS.COM>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 11:36 AM
> Subject: Re: spamassassin timeout again...
> if you find a solution, let me know. I've given up trying to eliminate
> all spamassassin
> Timed out errors. I just live with the 200 timed out errors we receive
> each day - 200 spams
> Is not bad for 5,000 messages per day.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of kfliong
> Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 1:43 AM
> Subject: spamassassin timeout again...
> Hi,
> I am sure a lot of ppl have asked this question before..but i just
> re-installed and updated mailscanner and spamassassin but keep getting
> spamassassing timeout error in the maillog.
> I have tried changing the timeout to 90 which a lot of ppl says will
> solve the problem but i still get the timeout error.
> What can i do?
> thanks
Lindsay Snider <lindsay at>

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