Re: [SLE] mail bounced when on dialup
From: Carlos E. R. (robin1.listas_at_tiscali.es)
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 21:57:05 +0100 (CET) To: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Thursday 2004-01-22 at 14:12 -0000, Francesco Scaglioni wrote:
> This laptop ( 8.2 ) collects most of its mail via office network
> using fetchmail -> procmail -> bogofilter then into maildir
> /var/spool/mail/fgs which all works very well.
There is no postfix listed there.
> I recently put it on dialup ( kinternet ) and messages got
> bounced back to sender with the following error message ::
You should look carefully at the mail log.
> I am wary of messing up postfix ( having never tinkered with it
> ). Please would someone be so kind as to tell me which postfix
> parameter I can safely change so that messages don't get bounced
> when on dialup.
When on dial up, if you have an /etc/procmailrc file, this file will get
automatically processed and mails handled over to postfix - if your normal
delivery is handled by bogofilter - I know nothing about that program, so
I'm guessing - then there is the difference: postfix expects an mbox file,
and your normal process a maildir.
That's just a guess, I need to see the mail log, the part where the error
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