Julian Field MailScanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Mar 29 20:57:17 IST 2006

This is nothing to do with MailScanner.
MailScanner is not involved with SMTP service at all.
It's a dns/sendmail/other problem, not a MailScanner one.

Kevin Droz wrote:
> I'm running RH9 w/ MailScanner 4.38 using Sendmail. 
> I have strange issue with a particular e-mail. Were using Outlook and hit
> send and receive. The e-mail sits in the outbox and then times out. I can
> send e-mail outbound and internal to other users with no problems. It only
> appears to be an issue with this particular domain. The domain is
> "futuremetals.com" When I lookup the DNS for this domain the name servers
> time out. 
> My question is shouldn't the system accept the e-mail to the queue and then
> defer it till the system is back online. It's like the domain doesn't exists
> and the server is stopping the mail at the client. 
> Here is the error the Mail log: "Lost input channel from XXX.com
> [XX.XX.XX.XXX] to MTA after rcpt"
> Thanks,
> Kevin. 

Julian Field
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