Backscatter agent throwing errors RSS



lately I'm getting some errors from time to time.
F.I. Timeout waiting for External Agent "Vamsoft Backscatter Protection Agent" to finish with email file "sce-49D37DCB095E21D74D8B18625FFBBC0C.eml".

As this seems to happen more often since version 5 I'm a bit curious. Maybe I'm just watching because of the new notification mails in version 5. ;)


by n.fehlauer 6 years ago

@n.fehlauer: What is your current timeout value for the External Agent test (Administration Tool: Blacklists / External Agents, double-click the Backscatter Protection Agent, Run tab)? Do you see this logged for all emails, or only occasionally?

by Krisztián Fekete (Vamsoft) 6 years ago
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just occasionally. Timeout is set to 5 seconds.

by n.fehlauer 6 years ago

@n.fehlauer: I recommend increasing the timeout value to 10 seconds temporary to see if that solves the problem. It is possible the agent simply need slightly more time to finish the test on some emails (e.g., larger ones).

by Krisztián Fekete (Vamsoft) 6 years ago
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Thanks. I'll try and let you know in a few days.

by n.fehlauer 6 years ago

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