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Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::ResourceLimits - Limit the memory and/or CPU of child spamd processes

# This plugin is for admin only and cannot be specified in user config.
loadplugin     Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::ResourceLimits

# Sets to RLIMIT_CPU from BSD::Resource. The quota is based on max CPU Time seconds.
resource_limit_cpu 120

# Sets to RLIMIT_RSS and RLIMIT_AS via BSD::Resource.
resource_limit_cpu 536870912

This module leverages BSD::Resource to assure your spamd child processes do not exceed specified CPU or memory limit. If this happens, the child process will die. See the BSD::Resource for more details.

NOTE: Because this plugin uses BSD::Resource, it will not function on Windows.

resource_limit_cpu 120 (default: 0 or no limit)
How many cpu cycles are allowed on this process before it dies.
resource_limit_mem 536870912 (default: 0 or no limit)
The maximum number of bytes of memory allowed both for:
  • (virtual) address space bytes
  • resident set size
2021-05-24 perl v5.34.0