Amavis stalling on large emails

Quanah Gibson-Mount via amavis-users amavis-users at
Fri May 2 02:27:41 CEST 2014

--On May 1, 2014 at 8:13:07 PM -0400 via amavis-users 
<amavis-users at> wrote:

> Using postfix, amavis, spamd, clamav.
> I recently migrated to a new server.  Configuration is the same but
> latest versions of all software.  Postfix allows 50MB emails.  Amavais
> sa_body_size_limit is 200*1024.
> I have some 4 stuck in the postfix queue, timing out (1800 sec timeout).
> These emails are all > 30MB.
> What should I be looking for?  Obviously it shouldn't be passing to SA at
> that size.  Could clamd be taking that long?  If so, how do I address
> that?

Are you using tmpfs?


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Server Architect
Zimbra, Inc
Zimbra ::  the leader in open source messaging and collaboration

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