quarantined HAM in queue files
Bart van den Heuvel
bart at zokahn.com
Thu Apr 26 10:16:52 IST 2007
OK, so i can leave the extention out when i copy the queue file.
The main problem is that if i requeue the file in the respective queue the
message stands there until i do a (in webmin it is also not mentioned as a
then the file disapeares into nothingness, it is never mentioned in any
log (/var/log/mail.log) even postfix -vv check never mentionds the queue
Thanks for your input
On Thu, April 26, 2007 10:26 am, Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 26/04/07, Bart van den Heuvel <bart at zokahn.com> wrote:
>> Thank you for pointing me to that document. It is indeed excelent,
>> however the procedure is not working (for me). When i do:
>> # cp p C071E3679B2 /var/spool/postfix/incoming/C
>> I run into 2 problems, First my files have an extention:
>> 6BC5E368497.3C3A6 and the files moved have none. I don't see how the
>> files are changed or were different files are used.
> The extra five hex values added after the dot is placed there by
> MailScanner to avoid problems (duplicates) when logging messages to
> SQL (typically MailWatch). When MailScanner is done with a message it
> requeues the file (actually a completely new queue file) with another name
> (this has to do with how Postfix assigns queue filenames based on
> i-node and microseconds...). So just remove them when releasing messages.
> Oh, and as you can guess, Postfix is really picky about
> permissions and such.
>> secondly when i rename the files and place them in the incoming queue
>> they disappear.
> ... and get delivered somewhere ... Check your (mail) logs.
> -- Glenn
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