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Re: [suse-security] Problem with SuSEfirewall and Postfix SMTP?
  • From: Marc Samendinger <marc.samendinger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 14:56:58 +0100
  • Message-id: <20050318135658.GC1738@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 10:23:57PM +0100, Jürgen Mell wrote:
> Hi List,
>
> The problem now is that after a small number of mails from our provider the
> SMTP server does not accept any more connections. Instead it complains
> about timeouts, lost connections or SMTP EOFs. When telnetting to the
> server in this state a connection is made but there is no prompt "220
> <servername> ESMT Postfix". The only way to fix this I found up to now is

Have you checked the maxproc setting for smtp in master.cf?
SuSE shipped postfix with a default maxproc setting of 2 - don't know if
this is true for 9.2

your smtp line in master.cf should look something like this

smtp inet n - n - - smtpd

> Any help would be greatly appriciated!
>
> Jürgen

HTH
mar

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