[CentOS] postfix pb with mass emails

Tue Sep 5 02:37:50 UTC 2006
John Summerfied <debian at herakles.homelinux.org>

Feizhou wrote:
>> Finally, I'm not so sure about the email being resent because of 
>> unreachable recipients.
>> One thing I remember:
>> In the postfix spool, in the defered dir, there were LOT of emails 
>> with different hash names.
>> Looking in some of them, I noticed recipients duplicated in several of 
>> them, this should not be normal...
>> In the logs, I could see some these hashed defered emails being 
>> repeated several times, each time with a cause why the mail was being 
>> defered.
> If recipients are duplicated in several different messages, then there 

That's the best explanation I've heard; it also goes to explain why 
others haven't had the problem. Over that number of recipients I guess 
there could be some redirections (through aliases) and other duplictes 
(it's possible to send mail to my mailbox via different domain names).

> were multiple injects to the same recipients. Again, as many have 
> requested, logs are necessary to look into this issue.

and as the OP said they've been rotated into the bitbucket, I guess it's 
best left here, with a note to OP to be suspecious next time, perhap s 
suspend sending while he checks things out:-)



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