PostFix/Pipe problem

Drew Marshall drew at THEMARSHALLS.CO.UK
Sun Jul 24 10:06:37 IST 2005

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Tom Carroll wrote:

>Hello.  I am noew to this list, so I hope this is the right place for me to
>find help.
We'll do what we can :-)


>Jul 23 12:05:58 CWServer postfix/pipe[30659]: warning: open active
>39A745FC76F: No such file or directory
I have seen something similar previously with a ClarkConnect system. 
They set it up for use with Amavis (Or spamd, I forget) and you are not 
running that so Postfix is trying to pipe the mail to a non-existent 
daemon. Check your for something like filter or similar and 
comment it out. Once you have found that look for a corresponding entry 
in and comment that out also. Then reload Postfix.

>I can see the files, such as the last one (39A745FC76F) in the
>/var/spool/postfix/deferred/3/ directory.  I have no idea why the mail is
>going to the deferred directories as the mail queues for the users exist in
>the /var/spool/mail directory and the permissions on each user file is set
>to "postfix:postfix rwx------".
It's because as far as Postfix is concerned, the mail has not got to a 
delivery stage yet, hence it's deferred the mail.


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