[Pkg-exim4-users] multiple copies of exim4 running

Gerard Hooton ghooton at bbns.ie
Tue Jan 13 10:25:58 UTC 2009

Thanks Johann,
If it was just a few idle exim daemons that would be fine.
But the number grows day by day. I will take a look at the 
spamassassin logs, what do I look for?


"Johann Spies" <jspies at sun.ac.za> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 09:40:57AM +0000, Gerard Hooton wrote:
>> scoil:~# ps -elf |grep spam |grep -v grep 
> You can do this with 
> # ps -elf | grep [s]pam
> and there is no need for 'grep -v grep'
> I don't have the answers but if it were my server I would investigate
> the logs of both clam and spamassassin to see whether there are any
> problems.
> Also restart your exim and see whether this happens again.
> On the other hand if it does not burden your server to have a few idle
> exim daemons on it, just ignore it.
> Regards
> Johann
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Gerard Hooton

Systems Administrator

Blarney Boy's National School,


Co. Cork

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