[CentOS] Not receiving mail

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Oct 18 17:46:55 EDT 2010


  On 10/18/10 2:22 PM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 23:15, Scott Robbins<scottro at nyc.rr.com>  wrote:
>> Well, see if you have an /etc/aliases, which you should, even if it's a
>> defaut.  Then just run newaliases which will create an /etc/aliases.db
>>
>> The issues may be elsewhere, but get rid of that one.
>>
> Well, I tried:
>
> [root at mercury ~]# ls -l /etc/aliases
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1512 Apr 25  2005 /etc/aliases
> [root at mercury ~]# newaliases
> [root at mercury ~]# service postfix restart
> Shutting down postfix:                                     [  OK  ]
> Starting postfix:                                          [  OK  ]
> [root at mercury ~]# service postfix status
> master (pid 12412) is running...
> [root at mercury ~]# tail /var/log/maillog
> Oct 18 23:15:59 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning:
> /usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
> Oct 18 23:16:18 mercury dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<sami37>,
> method=PLAIN, rip=::ffff:127.0.0.1, lip=::ffff:127.0.0.1, secured
> Oct 18 23:16:18 mercury dovecot: IMAP(sami37): Disconnected: Logged out
> Oct 18 23:16:59 mercury postfix/smtpd[12298]: fatal: open database
> /etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
> Oct 18 23:17:00 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning: process
> /usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd pid 12298 exit status 1
> Oct 18 23:17:00 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning:
> /usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
> Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/postfix-script: stopping the Postfix mail system
> Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/master[7816]: terminating on signal 15
> Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/postfix-script: starting the Postfix mail system
> Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/master[12412]: daemon started --
> version 2.3.3, configuration /etc/postfix
> [root at mercury ~]#
>
>
>
> But it still won't connect:

no kidding.  look at that log, it didn't start. (last 3 lines 
notwithstanding, every else there looks like 'error' to me)




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