Incoming and outgoing queue..

Dennis Willson taz at
Fri Sep 22 00:50:50 IST 2006

I've started using sav (smf-sav) which is a free milter that does both 
the same thing that milter-ahead does plus it looks backward to 
validate the send too. I've been using about a month or two and it's 
working very well.

On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 16:34:50 -0700
  Scott Silva <ssilva at> wrote:
>JD Doelitzsch spake the following on 9/21/2006 2:06 PM:
>> In my case it was the maillog's that filled up to a crazy amount 
>>until no
>> disk space for incoming was available. I have 1gb mem with 4 child
>> processes. Im thinking I need to get milter-ahead for the mail log 
>>issue Im
>> getting a bunch of "sorry no dude at is here". In any case 
>>since I
>> did hit that disk full error, does MS stop working on the queue or 
>>does it
>> continue when space is available again?
>Usually, a process that hits a disk full will either lock or fault. 
>It depends
>on the program. But a restart after the problem clears should do it.
>I am currently working on a howto for sendmail and mimedefang to work 
>milter-ahead. Mimedefang is open licensed, so it is easier to work 
>with (and
>I should have it in the wiki in a week or so.
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