[Mimedefang] Seeing weird SMFI errors

Dianne Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sun Jul 26 21:42:02 EDT 2015


On Sun, 26 Jul 2015 18:03:38 -0600
Philip Prindeville <philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:

> Jul 26 17:44:31 mail mimedefang[31780]: t6QNhOYb027848:
> smfi_addheader returned MI_FAILURE

Sendmail timed out (that's in the Milter (mimedefang): timeout before
data read log line) so it tempfailed the mail and exited.

MIMEDefang, of course, had no idea that happened.  So when filter
processing is finally done and mimedefang tries to call
smfi_addheader, the original Sendmail process is long gone and the
milter pipe is broken, hence the libmilter call fails.

Regards,

Dianne.


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