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From: Wietse Venema (wietseporcupine.org)
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 16:47:14 CDT
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2007 17:20:04 -0400 (EDT)
> wietseporcupine.org (Wietse Venema) wrote:
> > Jesper Lund:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am running postfix 2.4.0, and policyd 1.81 (fyi: policyd.sf.net)
> > >
> > > My setup is 1 server running policyd, and 3 smtp servers running
> > > postfix, using "check_policy_service inet:[10.10.10.10]:10031",
> > > connecting to the single policyd server.
> > >
> > > At most it is doing very well, but sometimes it bursts a LOT of
> > > logentries. It seems that a message is triggering something that I
> > > don't know, in either postfix or policyd.
> > >
> > > The log entries looks like this (One example of many of these
> > > bursts):
> > >
> > > Apr 30 23:02:11 mail-maint postfix-policyd-sf: rcpt=34050,
> > > throttle=update(a), host=18.104.22.168, from=postmasterunt.edu,
> > > to=nwlansdowneexample.com, size=255/104857600,
> > > quota=510/104857600, count=1/1000(5), rcpt=2/1000(483), thres
> > > hold=0|0|0 Apr 30 23:02:11 mail-maint postfix-policyd-sf:
> > > rcpt=34051, throttle=update(a), host=22.214.171.124,
> > > from=postmasterunt.edu, to=nwlansdowneexample.com,
> > > size=255/104857600, quota=765/104857600, count=1/1000(5),
> > > rcpt=3/1000(484), thres hold=0|0|0 Apr 30 23:02:11 mail-maint
> > > postfix-policyd-sf: rcpt=34052, throttle=update(a),
> > Please see line 1 of the mailing list welcome message.
> Quote welcome message:
> "A summary of the problem. Please do not just send some logging
> without explanation of what YOU believe is wrong." :)
> I don't know why it acts like there are a lot of messages in one. My
> problem is that it generates a lot of mysql queries, making a high
> load on MySQL, and a lot of noise in my logfile. Furtermore policyd
> is not always taking the right descision, but that is not an issue
> for this postfix mailinglist.
To understand when the policy daemon is invoked, configuration
information (as requested in the welcome message) would help.
People here are not telepathic!