My problems continue - Please help ASAP

James Pifer mailscannerlist at TNJINFL.COM
Tue Jan 21 21:52:18 GMT 2003

Couple dumb questions:
- How do I disable them? (in case there are multiple places I should do
it) Just remove them from MailScanner.conf?
- Is this going to allow more spam to get through?


On Tue, 2003-01-21 at 16:33, Randy Herban wrote:
> If you are getting a bunch of timeouts to RBL's then its probably a good
> idea to disable them for the time being.
> When ORDB (I think) was having problems couple weeks ago mail backed up
> because spamassassin was timing out to RBLs.
> Disabling the rbl checks solved the problem and let mail be delivered.
> -Randy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Pifer [mailto:mailscannerlist at TNJINFL.COM]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 4:37 PM
> Subject: My problems continue - Please help ASAP
> A new problem(could be related to my other problems) came up on the server
> we have running mailscanner. Mail was not being routed for some reason. The
> server was recieving mail, but it was all getting stuck in and/or
> mqueue.
> I restarted MailScanner(4.10-1) and that didn't seem to do anything.
> We still have a ton of messages in and quite a bit in mqueue as
> well. Should it still deliver everything? It's delivering mail but I can't
> figure out where it's picking it up from.
> Has anyone seen this before. I downloaded the maillog and the only problem I
> see is a lot of timeouts while trying to check the RBL's. Currently I'm
> using ORDB-RBL and Infinite-Monkeys.
> We had problems where our server just dies. Could these timeouts have
> anything to do with it?
> I'm open to any suggestions.
> Thanks,
> James

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