amavis doesn't notice SQL server down

Quanah Gibson-Mount via amavis-users amavis-users at
Wed May 7 18:16:07 CEST 2014

--On May 7, 2014 at 6:12:50 PM +0200 Patrick Ben Koetter via amavis-users 
<amavis-users at> wrote:

> * 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.

Correct, LDAP has been fixed for all scenarios I've hit.


Quanah Gibson-Mount
Server Architect
Zimbra, Inc
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