headache – Plesk, spamassassin, source limit, etc

troubleshooting viewing logs

tail -f /usr/local/psa/var/log/maillog

prefork: server reached –max-children setting, consider raising it

[[email protected] sysconfig]# mysql -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow ` psa -e “select * from misc where param=’spamfilter_max_children'”

[[email protected] sysconfig]# mysql -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow ` psa -e “update psa.misc set val=’25’ where param=’spamfilter_max_children'”

/etc/init.d/psa-spamassassin restart

ps auxww | grep spamd
and look at:
spamd … –max-children 25 …

source connection limit

/etc/xinetd.d/xinetd.conf
change per_source = UNLIMITED

Greylist Problems
http://blogs.reliablepenguin.com/2012/03/16/plesk-10-greylist-problems
/usr/local/psa/bin/grey_listing –update-server -domains-whitelist “add:*messaging.microsoft.com”

http://kb.mediatemple.net/questions/259/How+can+I+raise+Courier-IMAP+connections+for+my+server?#dv

also do above for pop3 service

adjusting qmail send retry delay aka chanskip
http://dave.frop.net/adjusting_qmailsend_retry_delay_aka_chanskip

change smtp relay to external host by setting
smtproutes in /var/qmail/control
:mail-relay.server.com

Parallels Plesk Panel for Linux services logs and configuration files
http://kb.parallels.com/en/111283

http://forum.parallels.com/showthread.php?262329-psa-ps-remote-Internal-error-Unable-to-parse-e-mail-address

test smtp auth
http://qmail.jms1.net/test-auth.shtml

table of plesk errors
http://serverkb.co.uk/wiki/Plesk_Errors