Mailscanner stuck in endless loop

Andrew Colin Kissa andrew at
Mon Sep 17 05:43:01 IST 2012

On 16 Sep 2012, at 4:41 PM, 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.

It could be this bug[1] that is causing your issue, you are still running 4.79, please upgrade to a more recent version as your issues may be fixed with in the later
versions, if not resolved try running with -U



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