Postfix vs MailScanner : Slow Incoming Queue

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Nov 10 00:50:24 GMT 2007

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Drew Marshall wrote:
> On 9 Nov 2007, at 22:50, R Wahyudi wrote:
>> I did  ..   
>> Anyway .. I am still curious to know if this is the default 
>> MailScanner - postfix behavior ie : you have to wait for
>> qmgr to respawn to be able to deliver message from incoming queue ??
> Evening all, been far too long since I have posted (Been stupidly busy 
> :-( )
Glad to see you back!
> I would suggest you want to check your Delivery method option at the 
> bottom MailScanner.conf and make sure it is batch and not queue. 
> Setting it to queue would invoke this behaviour. Changing the queue 
> runner settings should not be required. The queue running is called by 
> Postfix when each process finishes to advise the next to run. The 300 
> second delay is merely to catch anything that 'got left behind'.
Good catch, I had completely forgotten that might be what's happening.


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