Mail stuck in /var/spool/postfix/hold

Mark Sapiro mark at
Tue Jun 15 18:44:39 UTC 2021

On 6/15/21 11:06 AM, Remco Barendse wrote:
> Thanks!  I checked but didn't see any apparmor errors or anything that 
> relates to mail, only that MailScanner gets killed :
> Jun 15 19:54:37 gw2 MailScanner: Process did not exit cleanly, returned 
> 13 with signal 0

This is the relevant message. This (status 13) is a permissions error.

What are the MailScanner settings for Run As User and Run As Group?

What does

groups xxx

where xxx is the Run As User show?

what does

ls -l /var/spool/MailScanner


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