mail stuck in postfix incoming directory
Harondel J. Sibble
mailscanner at pdscc.com
Tue Jun 12 19:51:57 IST 2012
Interesting, problem solved, there was a file called "message" from 1535
yesterday in the
directory, once I moved that out, all the mail started to flow.
What should I be checking in the problem message file to determine the cause
of the problem?
On 12 Jun 2012 at 11:13, Harondel J. Sibble wrote:
> So one of the machines in the field stopped sending or receiving emails,
> actually it receives them fine from both internal (exchange) and externally,
> but they don't leave the mailscanner box.
> has all the emails that have come to the box since yesterday afternoon.
> Maillogs show
> Jun 12 11:05:23 mailscannersys postfix/qmgr: fatal: qmgr_move: update
> active/message time stamps: Operation not permitted Jun 12 11:05:24
> mailscannersys postfix/master: warning: process
> /usr/libexec/postfix/qmgr pid 8414 exit status 1 Jun 12 11:05:24
> mailscannersys postfix/master: warning: /usr/libexec/postfix/qmgr: bad
> command startup -- throttling Jun 12 11:06:24 mailscannersys
> postfix/qmgr: fatal: qmgr_move: update active/message time stamps:
> Operation not permitted Jun 12 11:06:25 mailscannersys postfix/master:
> warning: process /usr/libexec/postfix/qmgr pid 8417 exit status 1 Jun 12
> 11:06:25 mailscannersys postfix/master: warning:
> /usr/libexec/postfix/qmgr: bad command startup -- throttling
> this is a centos 4.8 box and was running fine until this occurred yesterday.
> Googling seems to indicate permission errors, however when I compare
> /var/spool/postifx and subdirectories with another working, box, all looks
> correct, suggestions?
> I've had a chat with the new onsite admin and he swears the only change made
> recently was to add a line to allow word docs with double periods in
> other than that, no other changes.
> Harondel J. Sibble
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Harondel J. Sibble
Sibble Computer Consulting
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