delay in sending after restart

Peter Peters P.G.M.Peters at
Tue Feb 28 13:47:03 GMT 2006

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Erik van der Leun wrote on 28-2-2006 11:30:
> Hi,
> I've seen it more often, that after a restart of MailScanner, it takes
> quite a while before mails actually get sent out... Mail is accepted,
> mail is scanned... but not sent through.
> It took about 2 minutes before the first mail really got sent out.
> This doesn't always occur at a restart though... not even that often
> either.
> What can I do to debug this process... to see what MailScanner is waiting
> for? (I'd rather not interrupt the mailflow in this though, it is a
> production
> server after all :> )

Does MS log the fact he is starting to scan or is this what is taking a
few minutes? If it is the actual delivery while MS start right away how
do you have set "Delivery Method". If it is set to queue MS will queue
the scanned files and sendmail will pick them up when it is ready for it.

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