MailScanner not sending mail to /var/spool/mqueue
KevinS at BMRB.CO.UK
Fri Sep 9 09:43:32 IST 2005
From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
Behalf Of lester lasad
>I'm using ClamAV (version 0.73) as my virus scanner.
You should upgrade that, 0.73 doesn't fully understand the current
definitions files, you will be missing protection from some viruses.
>I still have it set to allow password protected zip files. As I
mentioned in my first
>email I said it would probably start working on it's own. It is
sending mail to mqueue
>now but it is slow. It will put about 100 or so in there route them
but then I have no
>activity in mqueue again for at least 10 - 20 minutes (haven't timed it
Check for any particularly large emails in the incoming queue. I once
had a problem where someone sent a 100M zip file and this caused
problems (especially as my working directory was in tmpfs) In the end I
had to stop MailScanner and remove the offending file. After that I put
a message size limit in sendmail.
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