periodic not working?
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Thu Sep 25 16:33:35 UTC 2008
On Thursday 25 September 2008 17:55:39 Kurt Buff wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 2:35 AM, Mel
> <fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> > On Thursday 25 September 2008 03:07:13 Kurt Buff wrote:
> >> I've got postfix installed for the MTA, and the main.cf, master.cf,
> >> alias db hash and transport.db hash all look fine
> >> crontab looks just fine, too.
> >> I've run 'periodic daily' by hand from a root prompt, and get nothing,
> >> whereas on the working machine I do get my email.
> >> Where might I start looking to fix this problem?
> > They are in not in mailq? How about /var/mail/root then?
> > --
> > Mel
> I've not found a directory called mailq. /var/mail/root does not exist
> I've also checked in /var/spool/postfix/* and all directories are
> empty or have zero-length files with dates from the installation of
> And, now I think I've found the problem - in /var/log/maillog, I find
> the following:
> Sep 25 03:01:21 loki postfix/smtp: D92DB1A4C67:
> to=<root at loki.mycompany.com>, relay=none, delay=0.12,
> delays=0.11/0.01/0/0, dsn=5.4.6, status=bounced (mail for
> loki.mycompany.com loops back to myself)
> All I have to do is figure this out, and I think I've got it.
a) You run the relay_host in a jail, don't have inet_interfaces hardcoded to
the main IP, and postfix sees the jail IP on the local interface (that's the
b) Your /usr/local/etc/postfix/transport is not as correct as you think
Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
and never get to the software part.
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