mail not being delivered

sn1tch dot.sn1tch at
Mon Aug 22 18:23:09 GMT 2005

Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005 07:17:30 -0500 (EST)
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <MAILER-DAEMON>
To: postmaster
Subject: Postmaster notify: see transcript for details
   1     Shown     11 lines  Text
   2     Shown    274 bytes  Message, "Delivery Status"
   3     Shown    6.6 KB     Message, "Warning: could not send message
for past 4 hours"
   3.1   Shown     12 lines  Text
   3.2   Shown    332 bytes  Message, "Delivery Status"
   3.3   Shown    4.7 KB     Message, "
security run output"
   3.3.1 Shown     57 lines  Text

The original message was received at Wed, 17 Aug 2005 07:11:28 -0500 (EST)
from localhost
with id j7HCACmT090026


 ----- Transcript of session follows -----
<root at>... Deferred: Operation timed out with
Warning: message still undelivered after 4 hours
Will keep trying until message is 5 days old


Hope this helps

On 8/21/05, Joe Wood <dot.sn1tch at> wrote:
> The message has since been deleted and I cannot give an exact message, but
> it says the message has been queued for X days and will be deleted. The
> messages then goes on to show the email that was waiting to be delivered and
> it is what appears to be the security logs, and among the others are various
> cron jobs that failed delivery as well. I am not sure if this would affect
> it but about a week ago (the same time this started) we were doing some
> reconfigurations on the network and the 3600 series router this machine was
> on. There was about 2 hours of down time and my mailbox was flooded with
> cron jobs not working (which I expected since they are internet related
> jobs) after that all email just stopped.
> Sorry for the lack of information
> Joe
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Dawson [mailto:glenn at]
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2005 5:07 PM
> To: Joe Wood; freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: mail not being delivered
> At 01:56 PM 8/21/2005, Joe Wood wrote:
> >I am running fbsd 5.4, this server has been up for about 70 days and just
> >recently (maybe within the last 4 days) I have not been receiving the usual
> >security and daily summery reports, but every 2 or 3 days I will get the
> >message undeliverable email. Is there any reason why I would not be able to
> >get these anymore?
> What does the "undeliverable" message say?  If you're not sure how to
> interpret it, someone on the list probably can.  Without that
> information, all anyone can do is guess what the problem might be.
> -Glenn
> >
> >
> >Thanks
> >
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