Orphan files in /var/spool/mqueue.in

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Sun Nov 26 21:30:34 GMT 2006

Plant, Dean spake the following on 11/24/2006 6:56 AM:
> I am curious if the orphan files that I have to clear out of
> /var/spool/mqueue.in every so often is something that other people
> experience or do I have a problem that should be investigated further.
> These files build up at the rate of about 3-4 a day on each server which
> deal with about 30,000 messages a day, I have the lock type set to posix
> and I am using the standard sendmail 8.13 rpm's from CentOS 4 with
> MailScanner v4.52.2
> Thanks
> Dean
I get them occasionally, usually the same messages that get dropped by
greetpause or bad recipient throttling.


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