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Re: Greylist question

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  • Noel Jones
    ... Postfix has no tolerance for a failed policy service, and will temp-fail all mail if a policy service doesn t answer. The only workaround is to make sure
    Message 1 of 14 , Dec 17, 2007
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      Simone Felici wrote:
      > Ronny T. Lampert ha scritto:
      >>> check_policy_service file:/etc/postfix/greylist.cf,
      >> [...]
      >>> Setting the check_policy_service directly to "check_policy_service
      >>> inet:<IP>:2501" works perfectly. The only problem if the greylist
      >>> service is down, the postfix server answer with "Server configuration
      >>> problem".
      >>>
      >>> Maybe the "FILE" syntax is wrong?
      >>
      >> I don't believe check_policy_service supports the "file:" destination.
      >> From the docs
      >> (http://www.postfix.org/SMTPD_POLICY_README.html#client_config):
      >>
      >> "The Postfix delegated policy client can connect to a TCP socket or to
      >> a UNIX-domain socket."
      >>
      >> However, I don't know how to set a default (or, fallback in case the
      >> service is down) action.
      >>
      >> Cheers,
      >> Ronny
      >>
      >>
      >
      > Any ideas/workarounds someone? :)
      >

      Postfix has no tolerance for a failed policy service, and will
      temp-fail all mail if a policy service doesn't answer.

      The only workaround is to make sure your policy service is
      reliable.

      --
      Noel Jones
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