MCP-Checker (MCP timed out) - what is ahppening?

Jeremy Blonde JeremyBlonde at
Thu Jun 1 17:07:59 IST 2006

I ran into this same problem.  I had to delete my existing mcp rule file
and re-create it.  Apparently, I had added a typo somewhere.

Jeremy Blonde
Instructional Technology - Server Support
Grant Joint Union School District

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Quentin
Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006 9:00 AM
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Subject: MCP-Checker (MCP timed out) - what is ahppening?

I am seeing for one sender the following record in the logs:

Jun  1 10:13:57 cheviot1 MailScanner[425]: Message k519DcIG001362 from
195.33.10 4.10 (xxx.yyy at to is MCP,
MCP-Checker (MCP timed out)

The mail is disappearing. What might be the cause?

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