[Esd-l] Limiting the number of procmail processes
kwh at montana.edu
Fri Jul 26 16:07:01 PDT 2002
Could anyone tell me how I can limit the number of procmail processes
that can be created by sendmail?
I'm running John Hardin's E-mail Sanitizer on my mail server, and it's
working great, but it causes sendmail to spawn too many processes when
there's a large number of e-mails, which is really killing the system.
Sendmail doesn't recognize these processes as children of itself, so I
can't control it with MaxDaemonChildren.
I've tried disabling the macro checking, but there's such a high volume
of e-mail on the server that it still runs out of processes.
I'm sure other people have run into this, but I didn't find anything in
Thank you in advance for your responses.
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