Postfix maxproc with multiple input ports

Jari Fredriksson jarif at
Sat Jul 18 03:47:38 CEST 2015

On 2015-07-14 20:09, Larry Stone wrote:
> I have amavisd-new running with Postfix. Amavisd-new is set to listen
> to two ports (one for external mail being received (10024) and one 
> for
> originating mail (10026)). Max_servers is set to 4.
> I know with a single input port, I make Postfix maxproc for the smtpd
> processes feeding Amavisd-new equal to max_servers. But with two
> ports, do I still set both Postfix smtpd process defintions to have
> maxproc equal to max_servers? Or do I make each equal to half of
> max_servers? Or something else?
> Related, are all amavis server processes capable of serving either 
> port?
> FWIW, this is a very low volume home email server (well under 1,000
> emails per day) so high-performance is not needed.

equal is the way. The other port in amavis does not matter, it does not 
listen postfix.

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