Mail delay at MailScanner

Mark Sapiro mark at
Sat May 16 19:07:24 IST 2009

shyam hirurkar wrote:
>I am using MailScanner with postfix and mail flow is normal till these days
>and now i am finding the mail delay's regularly ,
>When i went through the log and found mails are going in hold after that a
>long delay and reque of the mail is happening and mail will sent
> here is the log
>smtp postfix/smtpd[7879]: B5AD361300F7: client=unknown[],
>sasl_method=LOGIN, sasl_username=username at
>Apr 28 10:45:46 smtp postfix/cleanup[9753]: B5AD361300F7: hold: header
>Received: from usename (unknown [])??(Authenticated sender:
>,username>@<>)??by (Postfix) with ESMTP id
>B5AD361300F7??for <username@<>; Tue, 2 from unknown[];
>from=<username at> to=<destination> proto=ESMTP helo=<xxxxx>

What are the MailScanner log entries between here and the Requeue at

>Apr 28 10:45:46 smtp postfix/cleanup[9753]: B5AD361300F7:
>Apr 28 15:16:48 smtp MailScanner[598]: Requeue: B5AD361300F7.C8111 to

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