mailscanner restarts

René Berber r.berber at
Wed Feb 20 02:42:23 GMT 2008

Charlie wrote:

> I was just wondering if there is a setting I can change so that 
> Mailscanner only restarts every 24 hours? It is taking too long to start 
> up and everyone's emails are queuing up for too long as a result.

# To avoid resource leaks, re-start periodically. Forces a re-read of all
# the configuration files too, so new updates to the bad phishing sites list
# are read frequently.
Restart Every = 14400

You want to increase that one to 86400.

> Also, Mailscanner is taking at least 8-10 minutes to start up on my box. 
> It is a Pentium 4, 2.4GHz, with 1GB RAM. Is this an abnormally long time?

Yes, that's too long.
René Berber

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