periodic not working?
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 16:52:43 UTC 2008
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 9:33 AM, Mel
<fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> 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
> tricky one).
> b) Your /usr/local/etc/postfix/transport is not as correct as you think
Not a), certainly. Perhaps b), but it's a single line, and looks the
same on both machines. Using spaces instead of tabs in both cases.
I've posed the question on the postfix list. We'll see what happens.
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