A procmail command fails with " Command time limit exceeded: "procmail -a "$EXTENSION"". Command output: procmail:" (Doc ID 2100529.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 Under a certain load or when having to process large attachments, the post-processing of an email by the procmail routine may end with the following kind of error :

The error occurs intermittently, and is triggered by the load on the server and the size of attachments that needs to be post-processed by procmail.

Cause

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