Not all messages are scanned?

Simon Brereton simon.brereton at
Mon Nov 28 18:00:38 CET 2011

On 24 November 2011 14:29, Mark Martinec <Mark.Martinec+amavis at> wrote:
> Simon,
>> I've been playing with logwatch.  On a test server this is what it
>> tells me for yesterday..
>> [...]
>>       17   Truncated message passed to SpamAssassin
>>       82   Spam tagged
>>        1   Bounce unverifiable
>>        2   MIME error
>>        6   SpamAssassin diagnostics
>> My question is - do I take it to understand that of the 85, 17 were
>> truncated before they were sent to SA (but in fact all were sent).
> Yes. All messages are sent to SA regardless of their size.
> Of the long messages, only part of a message is sent
> (approx: mail header plus the first $sa_mail_body_size_limit bytes).
> If $sa_mail_body_size_limit is undefined then there is no limit,
> i.e. all messages are sent to SA in their entirety.
>> And if so, how come only 6 have SA diagnostics?
> Unrelated.
> The 'SpamAssassin diagnostics' as reported by logwatch refers to
>  SA (warn|info|error):
> messages found in the log. Things like:
> SA info: pyzor: [51215] error: TERMINATED, signal 15
> SA info: dns: select interrupted
> SA info: rules: meta test ... has dependency ... with a zero score
> SA info: zoom: able to use 1011/1371 'body_0' compiled rules ...
> These are mostly harmless/informational if they occur only occasionally.

Thanks Mark.  I do get a bunch of SA info: pyzor: [51215] error:
TERMINATED, signal 15 errors nearly every day.  I tried to google it
to find out how to fix it but wasn't successful.  Can you give me more
info on this error?



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