[Mimedefang] Seeing weird SMFI errors

Philip Prindeville philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com
Mon Jul 27 12:12:01 EDT 2015


On Jul 27, 2015, at 8:07 AM, Dianne Skoll <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:11:09 -0600
> Philip Prindeville <philipp_subx at redfish-solutions.com> wrote:
> 
>> Update: I changed the timeout argument to T=S:2m;R:2m;E:10m and
>> rebuilt sendmail.cf, then restarted the service.
> 
>> The problem seems to have gone away, but I’m not sure why.
> 
> Obviously, your filter was taking more than 5 minutes but less than
> 10 to process a message, so the timeout is no longer hit and sendmail
> doesn't exit before MIMEDefang has had a chance to reply.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Dianne.


That’s a REALLY long time to take to process a message.

I’ll throw some profiling logging messages in there and see if I can figure out what steps are taking so long.

-Philip




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