amavis doesn't notice SQL server down

Patrick Ben Koetter via amavis-users amavis-users at
Wed May 7 18:12:50 CEST 2014

* Mark Martinec via amavis-users <Mark.Martinec+amavis at>:
> Patrick,
> >I don't recall if this has been addressed before.
> >When an LDAP or SQL server goes away while amavis is running
> >amavis doesn't
> >seem to note the LDAP or SQL server has come back until you
> >restart/reload
> >amavis. Instead it keeps rejecting (TMPFAIL) messages.
> >
> >It would be great if a fix for that made it into 2.9.
> It would be nice, but I'm running out of time now, and we currently
> no longer use an SQL database on our mailer to be able to test a change.
> This will either need to be postponed, or if you have a fix in mind
> it would be welcome.

IIRC Quanah posted a fix for LDAP (?) quite some time ago.

p at rick

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