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Article: 504
From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2005-04-15 05:42:46 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-spamc, is it possible to make the error

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YourShop SA Hosting wrote:
>>> Apr 14 09:05:01 gamma sm-mta[442]: j3E751iB000442: Milter 
>>> (milter-spamc): error connecting to filter: Connection refused by
>>>  /var/lib/milter-spamc/socket

>>> Has anyone an idea whether it's possible to make milter-spamc
>>> less verbose in what it sends to the client ?
>> I don't follow the question. Who is the client here? Do you mean
>> the connection SMTP client, the milter-spamc client of spamd, or
>> the end user recipient / customer / client receiving the message?
> It is the connecting SMTP client who received the above message. I
> don't like it 'cause I consider it reveals too much about the
> installation.

This is a Sendmail log message and as far as I know the client (sender) 
never sees this message. This message is beyond the control of any 
milter. You have to look to Sendmail for this.

If the above message is indeed being sent for a reject, then are you 
using the F=T or F=R setting in the INPUT_MAIL_FILTER() macro? Removing 
it might silence sendmail and let the message continue to be delievered 
even when milter-spamc/spamd are too busy. Otherwise, I don't know of 
any other parameter for Sendmail to control this message. You'd have to 
modify the sendmail source and recompile sendmail.

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