quarantined HAM in queue files

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 08:59:30 IST 2007

On 26/04/07, Bart van den Heuvel <bart at zokahn.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> Made a bit of a mistake, I stated: Quarantine Whole Messages As Queue Files
> = Yes
> I should have stated it as a No. Now I have several HAM messages in
> quarantine and I cannot send them to their proper destination. I´ve seen
> other answers in the list and I have tried those:
> While i´m in /var/spool/MailScanner/quarantine/DATE/spam do this
> cp -p 742CB1012B.812D8 /var/spool/postfix/incoming/7/742CB1012B
> and then I check postfix in webmin to see if there are any mails in the
> queue, but it claims there are non. If I go to this dir and do an ls I see
> the file then I do:
> postfix check
> And the file disappears into nothingness. No explaining error message,
> nothing! Postfix does not deliver the file, as there is no mention of
> anything in the log (/var/log/mail.log)
> Anyone any idea on how to get those messages back in route? I use Ubuntu,
> postfix, mailscanner
> Thanks,
> Bart van den Heuvel
There is an excellent article on all types/forms/shapes/whatever of
releasing messages in the MailScanner wiki... Go look at
(watch the wrapping).

-- Glenn
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