Batch Constantly Growing in Size Issue

Ugo Bellavance ugob at
Thu Aug 31 18:55:12 IST 2006

Bjorgen T. Eatinger wrote:
> For unknown reason, my mail server started getting way behind in 
> processing messages in the MailScanner batch, and the amount waiting 
> just keeps growing and never decreases, but about 10 to 20 messages per day.

Probably since the last upgrade?  did you fix the lock type?  If you 
did, then maybe you should clean up your

> Aug 31 09:24:16 mail MailScanner[5531]: New Batch: Found 453 messages 
> waiting
> Aug 31 09:24:16 mail MailScanner[5531]: New Batch: Forwarding 1 
> unscanned messages, 36314 bytes
> Is anyone else experiencing this and/or know what this is all about and 
> how to resolve it?
> I've searched the Internet for answers for more than 1 month with no 
> success.  I did try using the debug feature, and got zero results (no 
> issues).
> I also tried searching the Archives and FAQs, also with no results.
> Please help!
> Thank you, Bjorgen Eatinger

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