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Mon Jul 29 16:06:01 PDT 2002
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark_Saunders" <Mark_Saunders at piucorp.com>
To: "Kevin Halverson" <kwh at montana.edu>
Cc: <esd-l at spconnect.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 27, 2002 4:28 AM
Subject: Re: [Esd-l] Limiting the number of procmail processes
> One possible option may be to set the nice level in the script.
> ...I'm not certain off the top of my head how this would be done, though
> Kevin Halverson wrote:
> > 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
> > the archives.
> > Thank you in advance for your responses.
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