RBL Check timed out

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Tue Mar 25 16:32:09 GMT 2003

The other part of your problem (the fact that it didn't notice you wanted
no RBL checks at all) is already fixed in the latest code. New release due
about 4th April or so.

At 15:45 25/03/2003, you wrote:
>Yesterday I received a bunch of "RBL Check  timed out and was killed"
>messages in mail.log.  Here is a sample output from my logs:
>$ grep "MailScanner\[6171\]: RBL" /var/log/mail.log
>Mar 24 11:47:53 dimstar MailScanner[6171]: RBL Check  timed out and was
>killed, consecutive failure 1 of 7
>In my MailScanner.conf file, I have
>Spam List =
>I'm pretty sure that I tried commenting out the Spam List entry too, and
>I've seen similar messages.  I am trying to prevent MailScanner from doing
>any RBL checks (I only want SpamAssassin to do this).  I don't understand
>why it would be trying to do RBL checks, and why it keeps on failing even
>after 7 consecutive failures.  I am running MailScanner 4.12-2.  Is this a
>bug in the code or do I have something configured wrong?

Julian Field
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