User unknown in virtual alias table
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Fri Mar 11 07:43:55 GMT 2005
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Remind me about this one tomorrow.
Drew Marshall wrote:
> Rodney Green wrote:
>>> What is mail2? Is that an alias for mail4? (i.e. they are the same
>> mail2 is an alias for mail4.. they both point to the same machine.
>>> Which way would you like to go, virtual or local?
>> I think virtual for no other reason then I have used it for a long time
>> now and have scripts that use it.
> I've had a longer look at this now and I think you have found a little
> bug for Julian to add to his work stack :-(
> How are you forwarding the spam to Postfix? It looks like you just
> dumping the output into the out going queue? If so it is not being
> cleaned up and aliases resolved by either the pickup or trivial-rewrite
> processes so the qmanager just bounces the mail as undeliverable. I have
> tried it on my system here and proved it. If you specify a local address
> or alias as the forward address it works fine (No aliasing required so
> the qmgr just delivers it), if you specify a virtual domain address it
> gets bounced. The clue is here in the log:
> Mar 8 08:43:53 proxy postfix/error: 832783132D:
> to=<rgreen at trayerproducts.com>, orig_to=<unknown>, relay=none, delay=6,
> status=bounced (user unknown in virtual alias table)
> Notice the orig_to line is unknown. That should have the original to
> address in it and the to= should be the aliased address (i.e. where it
> is being delivered to).
>> Thanks for your help Drew!
> No problems
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