Amavis fails to handle dropped LDAP connections
quanah at zimbra.com
Tue Jan 22 21:46:49 CET 2013
--On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 9:11 PM +0100 Patrick Ben Koetter
<p at sys4.de> wrote:
> * Quanah Gibson-Mount <quanah at zimbra.com>:
>> This has been brought up before
>> (<http://marc.info/?l=amavis-user&m=113334817820237>), but this is
>> an issue that persists through today -- If the LDAP connection is
>> dropped, and amavis doesn't detect it, all mail is endlessly blocked
>> until Amavis is restarted.
> I've experienced the same with SQL DSNs (in my case Postgres). Once I
> restart things work well again.
That is unfortunate, however at least with the LDAP functions in Amavis, it
already has some logic to re-run searches. It just needs to expand the
error cases in which it does that as per my suggested fix. ;)
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