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Re: fatal: bad numerical configuration: postscreen_client_connection_count_limit =

From: Noel Jones (njonesmegan.vbhcs.org)
Date: Wed Dec 01 2010 - 17:55:41 CST


On 12/1/2010 5:34 PM, John Fawcett wrote:
> I just upgraded to postfix-2.8-20101130 from postfix-2.8-20101108
>
> I am seeing the following being logged
>
> Dec 2 00:16:26 rosalia postfix/postscreen[8147]: fatal: bad numerical
> configuration: postscreen_client_connection_count_limit =
> Dec 2 00:16:27 rosalia postfix/master[5648]: warning: process
> /usr/lib/postfix/postscreen pid 8147 exit status 1
> Dec 2 00:16:27 rosalia postfix/master[5648]: warning:
> /usr/lib/postfix/postscreen: bad command startup -- throttling
>
> Here is the postconf output for the mentioned parameter (no change from
> default)
>
> postconf postscreen_client_connection_count_limit
> output:
> postscreen_client_connection_count_limit =
> $smtpd_client_connection_count_limit
>
> postconf smtpd_client_connection_count_limit
> output:
> smtpd_client_connection_count_limit = 50
>
> If I explicitly put this in the main.cf
> postscreen_client_connection_count_limit = 50
>
> and restart postfix, do not get the error message.
>
> John

I am unable to reproduce this. Maybe there was some
unprintable garbage in your first main.cf entry? If you try
it again do you get the same results?

   -- Noel Jones