spamassassin timeouts this morning

Wed Jan 28 19:15:18 GMT 2004

On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions wrote:

> > At 17:39 28/01/2004, you wrote:
> > >Hi all -
> > >
> > >I'm wondering if anyone is getting spamassassin timeouts this morning. My
> > >server has now accumulated quite a backlog due to this. I am saw that the
> > > blacklist was timing out so I've disabled that, then I saw that
> > >both razor & pyzor were timing out - a pyzor discover seemed to handlmed
> > >to handle pyzor, but razor is still timing out after doing a discover.
> >
> > I switched off razor yesterday morning, it was repeatedly timing out.
> > Haven't tried it again since (been writing code for you lot :-)
> I get the general impression that mail servers are under pressure today at a
> global level, so SA timeouts etc., would not really surprise me. We had to
> shutdown some services on one of our shared hosting servers due to the
> amount of junk that MS had to process :(

Yes, I think you're right - since I posted this I also got a similar
response on the razor list. Looks like we have our friendly mydoom, et. al
to thank...

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