Mail Not Delivering

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Sat Nov 11 17:10:13 GMT 2006

Mailing Lists wrote:
> Hi,
> Yesterday my mail stopped getting to the in-boxes. I am using sendmail
> and MailScanner 4.23.11. when I stopped MailScanner, and just started
> sendmail, things get delevered fine, however, during the time it was not
> delivering  mail, I sent myself a bunch of test emails, and I never got
> them at all. It seems that I have lost mail!
> What happened to that mail? will it be delivered eventually?
> One clue that I noticed in /var/log/messages:
> Nov 10 15:45:32 pipe named[1928]: lame server resolving
> '' (in ''?):
> I will appreciate any help on this...
> Thanks!
> Rick 

wow, thats really really old code you got running there - three years at 

check the inbound, and outbound queues to see if they are there..

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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