Re: exim configuration problem. why is it doing this?
Is your CRON TAB scheduling anything on a regular
--- Paul E Condon <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 05:50:11PM -0400, Jerome
> Acks Jr wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 02:31:28PM -0700, Paul E
> Condon wrote:
> > > I run a small home LAN. Two Debian Woodies, and
> two Macintoshes. One
> > > of the Woodies acts as a community link to the
> Internet via ppp, and
> > > diald. Both Woodies are default installations,
> which have exim
> > > installed, and configured with option 2.
> > >
> > > My problem is that every 15 minutes, the modem
> becomes active, the ppp
> > > connection is established and held up for 30 to
> 60 s and then dropped.
> > > I have traced this to exim, by the simple
> expedient of deinstalling
> > > various packages until the dialing stopped. I
> don't want dialing every
> > > 15 minutes. Why is it happening? I have not
> queued any outing email.
> > > Anyway, exim is configured to dial out
> immediately when an email is
> > > sent from a MUA. So there can't be a queue of
> messages waiting to go
> > > out. And, no one on the outside knows what my
> internal IP addresses
> > > are, so no one can be sending me mail. So what
> is going on?
> > >
> > I think the standard installation sets up cron job
> to run evey 15
> > minutes. Check /etc/cron.d
> Yes. It does. But why? Exim seems to send outgoing
> immediately. So how can there be a queue of mail?
> Paul E Condon
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