Urgent help needed: mailscanner not processing mail

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Tue Nov 4 09:08:30 GMT 2003

Ron E. wrote:

> This is urgent, for anyone who may see this and has any ideas on a
> workaround -
> I am running MailScanner 4.21-4 and Postfix on RH9. All has been well for
> months.
> A few hours ago MailScanner stopped passing any messages to my mta - the
> number of messages in postfix.in/deferred continues to rise - restarts of
> mailscanner and a server reboot have not rectified the situation.
> Occasionally some mail gets passed to my mta but very little and the
> backlog continues to mount. Also numerous entries in the maillog that say
> things like:
> Nov  4 03:41:16 smtp postfix/qmgr[2196]: BF97D160A3D: skipped, still being
> delivered
> Any ideas would be welcome.
> Thanks!
> -Ron
Have you stopped and restarted postfix?

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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