some error messages

Sebastian Hagedorn Hagedorn at
Tue Feb 3 11:59:19 EST 2004

--On Dienstag, 3. Februar 2004 10:27 Uhr -0600 "James A. Pattie" 
<james at> wrote:

> what mta are you using?
> If sendmail, this has happened to me and it turned out to be the hoststat
> was
> getting a connection refused/timedout error and then having to wait 30
> minutes
> before it would try again.  In the meantime it was just immediately
> saying the
> connection was down and queuing mails.  I found by killing all sendmail
> processes, restarting cyrus and sendmail and then purging the hoststat
> database
> will fix this issue, until it happens again.

We added the following line to our .mc file:

define(`confTO_HOSTSTATUS', `5m')dnl

This seems to work as expected so far ...

Cheers, Sebastian Hagedorn
Sebastian Hagedorn M.A. - RZKR-R1 (Gebäude 52), Zimmer 18
Zentrum für angewandte Informatik - Universitätsweiter Service RRZK
Universität zu Köln / Cologne University - Tel. +49-221-478-5587
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