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sr #104530: Temporarily Reject E-Mail When SPAMD Is Unreachable

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Submitted on:  Thu 04 Aug 2005 02:28:12 PM UTC  
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Severity: 1 - WishStatus: None
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Thu 04 Aug 2005 04:03:36 PM UTC, comment #1:

That failure case is handled in spamc, not spamass-milter itself. By default, spamc will pass messages through unaltered if it can't connect spamd. If you add the -x flag, it will return a failure code instead, which should cause spamass-milter to return a tempfail error code.

So your spamass-milter commandline would be something like:

spamass-milter -r 40 -i -- -x

(note the "--" between milter options and spamc options)

Dan Nelson <dnelson>
Project Administrator
Thu 04 Aug 2005 02:28:12 PM UTC, original submission:

Is there any way a feature can be added that causes spamass-milter to return a 4xx error message (termporary failure) when it can't connect to the SPAMD process? This way, if there is a problem with the SPAM filter, all e-mail is effectively "paused" while I can reboot SPAMD, and no SPAMs will get through?



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