Email causing MailScanner to go defunct.

Kai Schaetzl maillists at
Fri Jan 23 12:19:01 GMT 2009

Rabie Van der Merwe wrote on Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:00:34 +0200:

> I am running 4.72.5 on CentOS 5.2 x86_64 and have a message that seems
> to be cause MailScanner processes to become defunct and restart. There
> doesn't seem to be any logs related to the issue, all I get is this:
> Jan 20 05:29:55 cptmgw04 MailScanner[28794]: Message A15D1A35877.3A028
> from (jeld1069 at to is too big for
> spam checks (493927 > 150000 bytes)

Now that I look, just got one a few minutes ago. I don't see that this 
created any problems for MS, but it delivered with a score of 0.0 which 
may indicate that it didn't scan it, don't know (it's not spam). It should 
sure hand over the first 200.000 bytes (in my case) to SA and not just 
skip it. Jules?


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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