orphaned df files in mqueue.in
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Sun Sep 11 14:29:42 IST 2005
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Greg Matthews wrote:
>On Fri, 2005-09-09 at 17:37 +0100, Julian Field wrote:
>>Usually caused by SMTP servers sending you large messages but the
>>connection getting broken before the message was completely deliverd.
>hmmm... as the files are already in mqueue.in, doesnt that mean that
>they have been fully processed by the incoming MTA? MailScanner takes
>them from mqueue.in, processes them and puts them in the out-going
>queues, this is why I suspected MS is not cleaning up properly. I'll dig
>a bit more in the bat book tho.
Messages are present in mqueue.in as they are read from the remote SMTP
>>But also check your "Lock Type" setting near the bottom of
>>MailScanner.conf. The comment above the setting will help you set it
>>correctly (if it needs setting to anything at all).
>this is set correctly as I understand it, to posix (sendmail v8.13.1).
>>Greg Matthews wrote:
>>>I'm consistently finding "orphaned" df* files in /var/spool/mqueue.in ie
>>>without a corresponding qf* file. Is this a bug in mailscanner
>>>usually one or two a day, often quite large multipart messages.
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