[CentOS] Sendmail "Queued mail for delivery"

Larry Brower larry-lists at maxqe.com
Sun Nov 22 00:34:32 UTC 2009


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Timothy Murphy wrote:
> I see that mail sent from a remote computer
> never leaves the computer,
> the last entry in /var/log/maillog being
> "Queued mail for delivery".
>
>   
The message was accepted. You failed to supply sufficient information to 
troubleshoot further.

> 1. What is likely to cause this message?
> I know I registered with my remote mail server
> with a different name to my name on the computer.
>
> Is that likely to be the cause of my problem?
> And if so, what is the solution?
>
> Or is there any other likely cause?
>
> Incidentally, I can telnet the mail server:
> ---------------------------------------
> m at althea ~]$ telnet out.alice.it 25
> Trying 85.33.2.55...
> Connected to out.alice.it (85.33.2.55).
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 220 FBCMCL01B06.fbc.local Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service, Version: 
> 6.0.3790.3959 ready at  Sun, 22 Nov 2009 01:02:20 +0100
> ^]
> telnet> quit
> Connection closed.
> ---------------------------------------
>
> 2. Where incidentally is the mail queued for delivery?
> I don't see it in /var/cache/ .
>
>   

Have you looked in /var/spool ?


> Any suggestions or enlightenment gratefully received.
>
>   

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