GreyListing experiences

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Fri Dec 2 16:30:08 GMT 2005

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Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> When I restart milter-greylist sendmail gets 
> refused the socket connection. I found that I have to restart 
> milter-greylist, sendmail and then milter-greylist again to stop this. How 
> can this be avoided?

Important question: Why are you restarting milter-greylist?

In general you don't need to ever restart milter-greylist, as it periodically
checks to see if greylist.conf has been modified and will reload it if it has.

Don't believe me? Try it and check your logs for messages like this:

Nov 28 16:13:06 xanadu milter-greylist: reloading "/etc/mail/greylist.conf

The only time you should need to restart milter-greylist is when it has gotten
wedged or is otherwise borked.

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