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Sending mail is slow

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by DoobyWho, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. DoobyWho

    DoobyWho Guest

  2. jamesyeeoc

    jamesyeeoc Guest

    That's weird that by putting the -Rt0 you would not be able to connect. Here is a sample smtp_psa file with one MAPS server being used (the MAPS/RBL server does not have to be used):

    service smtp
    socket_type = stream
    protocol = tcp
    wait = no
    disable = no
    user = root
    instances = UNLIMITED
    server = /var/qmail/bin/tcp-env
    server_args = -Rt0 /usr/sbin/rblsmtpd -r sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org /var/qmail/bin/relaylock /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd /var/qmail/bin/smtp_auth /var/qmail/bin/true /var/qmail/bin/cmd5checkpw /var/qmail/bin/true

    The only thing I can think of is that during editing the 'server args' line got split up with a LF char. I have had this happen when using vi and pico before. Notice there is no LF '$' char on the end of the server_args line, until the end '/true$'

    Once you edit any file which contains long lines, do a 'cat -A filename' and it will show you where LF characters are:
    [root@ns2 xinetd.d]# cat -A smtp_psa
    service smtp$
    ^Isocket_type = stream$
    ^Iprotocol = tcp$
    ^Iwait = no$
    ^Idisable^I^I= no$
    ^Iuser = root$
    ^Iinstances = UNLIMITED$
    ^Iserver = /var/qmail/bin/tcp-env$
    ^Iserver_args = -Rt0 /usr/sbin/rblsmtpd -r sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org /var/qmail/bin/relaylock /var/qmail/bin/qmail-smtpd /var/qmail/bin/smtp_auth /var/qmail/bin/true /var/qmail/bin/cmd5checkpw /var/qmail/bin/true$

    The '$' is the location of each LF. If you ever see any '^M' in a linux text file when doing the 'cat -A filename', that is not good. Many people use Windows editors to edit files, then upload them. Windows puts 'LF' and 'CR' on the end of lines.

    To remove the CR chars (^M's), use the 'dos2unix filename' once the file is uploaded. Note: the ^I characters show the location of tabs.
  3. DoobyWho

    DoobyWho Guest

    Strange... I redid it, ran the cat command (didnt do that before) and restarted the service and it worked. Wonder why it didn't before.