inbound queue piling up... suddenly

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at
Mon Mar 26 20:34:21 CEST 2007

Bryan Guest a écrit :
> I have two Sun V20Z machines running RHEL ES4.  They each have 2GB of 
> RAM. I am running MailScanner 4.56.8 and Mailwatch.
> ...
> Then I hit the maximum number of MailScanner processes (65 currently).

You have so many processes...  My boxes only manage to get "Max 
Children" x 2 + 1 MailScanner processes at a given time.  Could your SQL 
be hitting a "too many open files" limit?

If your processes count like mine, your "Max Children" is way too high 
for the RAM you have!


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