Mailscanner stuck in endless loop

Martin Hepworth maxsec at
Sun Sep 16 18:17:15 IST 2012

New install or something that was working

Try running in debug mode for more info( see wiki for a how if youre not


On Sunday, 16 September 2012, Diego wrote:

> USe Debian 6 and postfix and MailScanner
> Binary package hint: mailscanner
> Mailscanner is stuck in an endless loop; it scans the messages held in the
> postfix queue again and again and there are no "requeue" notices, like on a
> working server. In the mean time, server is incapable of processing mail,
> unless the scanner is disabled, and in my case, Postfix does not hold
> incoming messages.
> Thanks

Martin Hepworth, CISSP
Oxford, UK
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