mail queue size errors

Drew Marshall drew at
Thu Mar 16 11:22:36 GMT 2006

On Thu, March 16, 2006 06:59, Harondel J. Sibble wrote:
> Running MS mailscanner-4.49.7-1 on Centos 4.2 with postfix.  This was a
> new
> box that was built to replace an older 4.2.x version of MS on Mandrake
> 9.2.
> I migrated the configuration from the old box and did an upgrade on the
> new
> box, however, even though we have no size restrictions on attachements in
> MailScanner.conf, anything around 10mb or larger is getting bounced. With
> some testing, I see the following in the logs on the MS machine.
> Mar 15 22:23:12 mailscan2 postfix/cleanup[23774]: warning: C7D6D14EBEF:
> queue
> file size limit exceeded

This is not a MailScanner error but a Postfix one. Check for
message_size_limit option and adjust accordingly. This happens when a mail
server that doesn't understand ESMTP (Where the message size parameter is
checked) sends a file. In plain SMTP the message size parameter is not
checked and relies on the MTA bouncing the message.

I would guess the incoming MTA is an unpatched qMail server.


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