duplicate emails being generated from outbound mailscanner queue

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Thu Mar 8 17:20:57 CET 2007

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Gordon Colyn wrote:

> ITNT Banner CampaignI have an intermittent problem with my Mailscanner at
> the moment with emails larger than 2mb.  The mail will sit in the outbound
> queue and Mailscanner will continually attempt to deliver the email without
> success, getting a deferred timeout error.  On the receiving server however
> the mail is accepted each time and delivered to the users mailbox creating a
> duplicate mail at each attempt until the email is deleted from the
> Mailscanner queue.  Both servers are on the same lan and subnet.

This is between your MTA and theirs.

Just sniff the suspected SMTP session and see if the other party correctly 
signs off the SMTP session. Then you know which MTA you need to smack on 
the head.


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