More Postfix Woes

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Thu Oct 18 16:07:29 PDT 2007

--On Thursday, October 18, 2007 15:42:22 -0700 Rem P Roberti 
<rem at> wrote:

> I don't know what is going on with respect to Postfix during my boot
> process, but the program starts, and stops, starts, and stops, and this
> newbie is a little perplexed.  Fortunately, it ends up started, so I
> have access to my email, but something is obviously not right here.  I
> have provided below entries from my latest maillog.  Any help is
> appreciated...
You really should google for this stuff - or join the postfix list.
> Oct 18 00:00:00 bsd newsyslog[2514]: logfile turned over
> Oct 18 02:20:02 bsd postfix/pickup[2799]: 9EBD01D119: uid=0 from=<root>
> Oct 18 02:20:02 bsd postfix/trivial-rewrite[3032]: warning: database
> /usr/local/etc/postfix/transport.db is older than source file
> /usr/local/etc/postfix/transport

Read the install docs regarding postmap or man (1) postmap

You need to run postmap to update the transport database to match the 
transport source file.  Without looking at your configuration (run postconf 
-n), it's hard to say, but it's probably a hash db.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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