Too messages in Hold folder when spamassassin is activated in MailScanner

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Fri Nov 30 15:45:32 GMT 2007

On 30/11/2007, Israel Garcia <igalvarez at> wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2007 8:44 AM, UxBoD <uxbod at> wrote:
> > Why not install Squid for HTTP proxy and limit the available bandwidth to
> your users ?
> We have squid BUT not with delay pools activated.. because the main traffic
> is TO our servers (IN Traffic), because we have an Intranet web service
> which there where people are connected all the time.. We use squid on the
> other side, I mean for people who use Internet OUTGOING traffic..
> One question.. is there a way to limit in mailscanner or postfix the amount
> of mail to processed in HOLD FOLDER? I've been monitoring the HOLD folder
> all these days and the most of the time is with few messages with no delay
> in delivering, but sometimes hundreds and hundreds of mail comes at the same
> time and the problem begins, 'cause the connection if FULL and SA takes some
> times to check all mail.. but if I limit the amount's of mail in HOLD Folder
> maybe things get better....:-)
> thenks UxBoD
I suppose you could try vary the various smtpd_*_rate_limit settings
you have. Have never needed to "(ab)use" those, so can't really help
you with sane values:-).
Better tyo make sure you don't need to:-)

-- Glenn
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