Orphan files in /var/spool/mqueue.in

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Sat Nov 25 15:44:22 GMT 2006

On 24/11/06, Res <res at ausics.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Nov 2006, Glenn Steen wrote:
> > AFAICR, there are a couple of situations where those might occur...
> > Please correct me if I'm wrong... Client dropping connection during
> > DATA could be it (should have a matching entry in the logs then), or
> nope shouldn't do this
> > forcibly interrupting sendmail while it is transferring data from the
> > client come to mind. Both should be visible in the logs.
> nor this, if it's not completely accepted it wont keep it, log indications
> will be 'lost input channel' or 'timeout waiting'
> 'connection reset' or blah.blah did not issue mail/expn etc type message
> unless its 100% succesful you wont see qf or df files for it.
> > Me not being a rendmaul admin (any more:-), I might be completely wrong;-)
> your just too rusty :)
Yep. And this in the face of all the lubricants I use ... (tips a nice
Claret) ... Or is it "because of" rather than "in the face of":-)

-- Glenn
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