Retry delays

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Mon Dec 1 19:43:06 GMT 2008

Hi Devon,

Devon Harding wrote:
> If my Mail server is not available for some time(ie. maintenance), how 
> can I configure MailScanner to hold the message for a period of time 
> instead of rejecting it and sending it back to the sender?

MailScanner doesn't have anything to do with message delivery - that's 
the job of your MTA.

Provided the mailboxes are not on the same box as MailScanner; you don't 
need to do anything.  Your MTA will automatically queue mail to the 
destination system if it is down or not responding.


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