Moving queue files

Shawn Iverson shawniverson at
Sun Dec 12 23:06:15 UTC 2021

Are you chown-ing your queue file to the correct uid/gid before dropping 
into /var/spool/mqueue?

On 12/12/21 6:01 PM, Peter wrote:
> Hi,
> Old versions of MS I used to be able to move queue files from eg spam
> folder to /var/spool/mqueue and the mail would then get picked up by
> sendmail without going through Mailscanner.
> Doing it with the current version of MS I get5 this:
> "bogus file uid/gid in mqueue"  and the qf file gets changed to Qf and not
> processed.
> My old system used to rely on bayes and AWL to help get email across the
> spam line, at the moment neither of those appear to be working (yet) -
> though I have turned on Txrep instead of AWL.
> Rather than writing new rules each time I get a false positive, I need to
> be able to manually bypass MS for now and put my time into learning all the
> new stuff etc.
> Any helpeciated

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