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Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 13:39

error connecting to filter: Connection refused

Category: Troubleshooting

Solution ID: 00000306

Summary:

Milter (pm): error connecting to filter: Connection refused by /var/pm/run/socket

Answer:

You may see multiple Milter errors in the Transmission Log...

Milter (pm): error connecting to filter: Connection refused by /var/pm/run/socket
Milter (pm): to error state

This signifies the PerfectMail service is not currently running. Restart the Anti-Spam service on the dashboard using the power icon power.

Important: If this occurs when the server is busy it can signify the server has run out of memory. A busy PerfectMail server may require 4Gb of memory, or more.


Tags: antivirus, email, milter, sendmail, error state, milter to error state, message

Link to this article: http://perfectmail.com/kb/error_connecting_to_filter

Updated: Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 13:39

-- David Rutherford

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