[Esa-l] quarantined email stuck in que?

Brent Wallis brent.w at infosynergy.com.au
Mon Aug 20 23:27:45 PDT 2001

I have had the same problem.......is there a valid user for "mailer-daemon"?
If the box in question is a relay, then aliases has probably beeen
broken....which is
why the mail is getting stuck in the queue with nowhere to go. The email
address "mailer-daemon" is usually an alias to root.....or the admin email

If the box is a relay, then you must add a user "mailer-daemon" so that this
mail has somewhere to go.....if you want the mail to go elsewhere then set
up a .forward file in the users home...
(There are probably ways around this by tweeking sendmail.cf for local
delivery....but have yet to work that one out..)
Basically, I have found that mail getting stuck in the queue that is
destined for local delivery is almost always because of this....
Hope it helps or at least give some direction. ;-)
Brent Wallis

-----Original Message-----
From: esa-l-admin at spconnect.com [mailto:esa-l-admin at spconnect.com]On
Behalf Of Glenn Valenta
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:44 PM
To: esa-l at spconnect.com
Subject: [Esa-l] quarantined email stuck in que?

Has anybody had the problem with html-trap.procmail ruleset v1.129 catching
poisoned e-mail but leaving it in the mail Que and sending out warnings once
every hour?  I'm having to deleting it manually from the Que. each time.

I was running v 1.111 for a while with no problem and just recently

Currently running...

Glenn Valenta   Engineering @ http://www.coloradostudios.com
valenta at home.com              Personal mail
glenn at coloradostudios.com     Work mail
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