Messages stuck in inbound queue

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Tue Dec 16 11:19:43 GMT 2003

Joan Bryan wrote:
> I upgraded MailScanner from  MailScanner from 4.24-5 to 4.25-14
> yesterday but the number of messages in our inbound queue built up
> steadily, although some messages were still being processed. Stopping
> mailscanner and restarting did not help. Reverting back to 4.25-5
> cleared the 22,000 messages that had built up. This configuration is
> using exim 4.30 with exiscan with split inbound and outbound queues on
> Solaris 9.
> Any ideas as to the problem
> Thanks as always for the great support
> Joan
> ----------------------
> Joan Bryan
> Unix Systems Administrator
> Information Systems
> Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7848 2671
> mailto:joan.bryan at

what did the log files say?

Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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