Invalid postfix queue files (UNCLASSIFIED)

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Jun 14 10:36:48 IST 2007

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Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 13/06/07, Paul <paul.edlund at> wrote:
>> Kash, Howard (Civ, ARL/CISD <hmkash <at>> writes:
>> >
>> > After upgrading to MS 4.60.8, MailScanner has started reporting 
>> "New Batch:
>> Found invalid queue files: <list of queue names>". Each of the queue 
>> files
>> appears to have a truncated message contents section and 90% of them end
>> with "To: undisclosed-recipients:;". There's a total of about 30 of them
>> since I upgraded on June 4. Anyone else seeing this? I also upgraded 
>> postfix
>> from 2.3.9 to 2.3.11 at the same time, but figured I'd start here 
>> first since
>> the postfix group will blame MailScanner anyway...
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Howard
>> I'm seeing this also on all three of my MailScanner servers runnning 
>> SuSE
>> 10.2, MailScanner version 4.61.2 with Postfix 2.4.3
> There is a patch (in one of the other messagesin this thread) that
> fixes this problem. The messages were completely lacking a body, and I
> failed to see this in time... All better now:-)
> If I didn't offend Jules too much (I thought I asked nicely for a
> beta, but he read it as a more ... assertive statement (rightly so,
> english baffels me from time to time:-) ...),
> he'll find the time and
> energy to put this in the next beta (which hopefully isn't too far
> off).
> Jules, since this affects all postfix systems... Could we have one
> rather soonish, please?
Sure thing. Give me a minute or two to catch up, and I'll do it for you.


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