Oddly missing emails
danita at caledonia.net
Wed Feb 6 14:34:08 UTC 2019
They seem to have fixed whatever was up apparently at the sending site,
because yesterday the mail started flowing again. There were no "old"
messages, so who knows what they did - but hey - things are back
together and I don't believe it was mailscanner at all.
L.P.H. van Belle via MailScanner wrote on 2/6/19 3:25 PM:
> hmm, i missed this thread, but agree here.
> cat /var/log/mail.log|egrep "reject|NOQUEUE"
> If you know the source domain its sending server server_ipnumbers,
> then search for these in maillog and firewall log.
> I do that often these days, due to users are more using SPF/DKIM/DMARC
> and mail not arriving,
> They are not using SRS
> Most if the time the problem is at a antispam service not using SRS. (
> at least in my case )
> *Van:* MailScanner
> [mailto:mailscanner-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.mailscanner.info]
> *Namens *Glenn Steen
> *Verzonden:* woensdag 6 februari 2019 15:18
> *Aan:* MailScanner Discussion
> *Onderwerp:* Re: Oddly missing emails
> Mark is (as usual) correct in his guidance... You may have your
> mailscanner/postfix logs split into separate files (yes, that is
> unusual,but has happened in the past:-)),so be sureto findyour
> Postfix rejections etc in the maillog, so to be sure you get all
> the possible NOQUEUE: things.
> I've been running pflogsumfor years, to get some readable stats on
> all that, even posted a few scripts for presentation purposes back
> inthe days... Something like that may make your searches easier
> (well, grep is pretty easy:-)).
> But it is likely tehir system that is acting up...
> -- Glenn
> Den tors 31 jan. 2019 kl 19:08 skrev Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net
> <mailto:mark at msapiro.net>>:
> On 1/31/19 5:54 AM, Danita Zanre wrote:
> > Nope - and this particular message actually was received.
> Today I've
> > received about 3 messages and they and only they even appear
> in the log.
> > Shawn Iverson via MailScanner wrote on 1/31/19 2:48 PM:
> >> That log says that the message was written to HOLD queue. Have
> >> anything in there, by chance?
> writing to the HOLD queue is the normal way messages are
> queued from
> Postfix to MailScanner if not using the milter method.
> If there is nothing in the mail_log at all for the missing
> they are not getting to Postfix in the first place.
> As Alex suggests in another reply, they are probably sending from
> multiple servers and this one gets through, but others are
> blocked by
> some firewall rule.
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net <mailto:mark at msapiro.net>>
> The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense -
> B. Dylan
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> -- Glenn
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