mail disapears in the postfix queue

ram ram at
Thu Jan 14 05:32:26 GMT 2010

On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 18:18 +0100, s66576 at wrote:
> Hi,
> this strange thing happens on my local linux server, it's a simple
> installation of Mailscanner + postfix on ubuntu lts:
> Jan 10 10:39:42 pluto postfix/smtpd[21677]: F19BD354E2:
>[79.41.XXX.XXX], sasl_method=LOGIN,
> sasl_username=smtpuser at
> Jan 10 10:39:43 pluto postfix/cleanup[24467]: F19BD354E2: hold: header
> Received: from E4300 (
> [79.41.XXX.XXX])??by with ESMTPA id
> F19BD354E2??for <Ettore.XXX at>; Sun, 10 Jan 2010 10:3 from
>[79.41.XXX.XXX]; from=<XXX at>
> to=<Ettore.XXX at> proto=ESMTP helo=<E4300>
> Jan 10 10:39:43 pluto postfix/cleanup[24467]: F19BD354E2:
> message-id=<3DCE4D546BD8463BABBE1DC13DBD0390 at E4300>
> After this I don't see any trace of this queueid  F19BD354E2 in my
> mail.log, that's the first time happen to me. No message was wrote on
> filesystem, and the postfix queues are empty ( hold,deferred... ).
> Should I try to increase Mailscanner log verbosity ? Or is better look
> for postfix queue ?
> Mailscanner fetches mails from hold and leave them incoming, it's a
> default installation.
> Anyone with similar problems ?
> Regards.

Sorry for this late response
If this problem is still open I would suggest you to trace the mail in
the logs further.

We have seen this problem a number of times

There may be a unexpected disconnect from the smtp client and postfix
simply drops the message 

Look for smtpd\[$PID.*$IPADDRESS in your maillog 
There must be a disconnect_after_data error 

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