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Re: Spammassassin is slow on poll_dns_idle and tests_pri_500 tests

From: Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uhlar_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 28 2010 - 08:29:01 GMT

> On Sunday 24 October 2010 14:34:04 escalera wrote:
> > Fol all messages, spamassassin takes 14++ seconds. Version: 3.3.1
> > Debuging it, the times are:

> > poll_dns_idle: 13355 (93.8%),

> > As you can see, the most time is on poll_dns_idle and tests_pri_500 tests.
> > Any idea that what appends?
> > How to dissable those tests?

do not disable them, they are very effective, at least DNS tests.
Do you use local caching DNS server?

On 25.10.10 14:53, Mark Martinec wrote:
> The poll_dns_idle is just a state where SpamAssassin is waiting for
> DNS replies to come in or a timeout to expire. Apparently at least
> some (if not all) of your DNS queries are not being answered.
> Typically these are RBS or URIDNSBL tests, so perhaps one of the
> queried black/white-lists is down, or some perhaps there is a
> DNS resolver problem at your site.
> The 14+ (15) seconds timeout comes from your 'rbl_timeout' setting.
> You may decrease this value, perhaps down to 6 seconds, if your
> DNS resolving is otherwise reasonably fast.

if it would be fast, it would not take that long ;)

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