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Tue Mar 15 23:54:13 GMT 2005
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Jim Coates wrote:
> I have the bayes_auto_expire set to "0" now (no longer commented out).
> I restarted MailScanner, but for some reason these expiry files are still
> being created at a fairly rapid pace.
> I'm getting 1 every 6 minutes or so.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On Behalf
> Of Kai Schaetzl
> Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 4:31 PM
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: Re: SA Timeouts
> Jim Coates wrote on Tue, 15 Mar 2005 15:40:30 -0600:
>>In the MailScanner.conf, I have Rebuild Bayes Every set to "0" and the
>>During Bayes Rebuild set to "no", so doesn't this already mean that it
>>shouldn't be trying to rebuild itself?
> It means that there is no minimum between the expiry tries and MS won't wait
> during a running expiry. That is what produces those many temporary files.
> might just be enough to set this to yes (it should always be set to yes).
> MS should wait with using SA until the expire has finished.
>>I do have bayes auto expire remarked out in the
> You have to set this to 0 if you want to stop it. Commented out means
> = do it.
>>If I change the auto expire setting, and then add the cron job
>>SA's local.cf I assume) will that then take care of the issue for now?
> It is possible. As you see above there are several ways to fix the problem,
> depends on what the cause of the problem is. Run the command at least once
> directly before you run it over cron. There might be a problem, so that the
> expiry cannot finish. In this case running via cron will obviously not help.
Why not stop MailScanner, do a forced expire from a command prompt, and
after it finishes, restart MailScanner. It might be so munged up that it
can no longer work properly.
"If you have ever eaten crow,
It don't taste like chicken!!"
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