mail problems....

Ryan Coleman ryan.coleman at
Sun Sep 26 15:53:30 UTC 2010

I'd lay dollars to donuts that some service you are running (SASL, AV, etc) is not running and it's hanging there. Have you looked at the logs? Or done a verbose mailing to yourself? Your MTA should have a stuck queue list and reasons why for you.


On Sep 26, 2010, at 7:01 AM, Jerry wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Sep 2010 03:20:18 -0700
> Gary Kline <kline at> articulated:
>> i spent entire day saturday getting my primary server up to date.
>> unfortunately, no mail can get out..... maybe for days......
>> mail Can get in.
> Sorry, crystal ball is out for repairs. Perhaps you could enlighten us
> with some pertinent log entries, MTA being employed, etc. If Postfix,
> provide output from the postfinger tool. This can be found at
> If the problem is SASL related,
> consider including the output from the saslfinger tool. This can be
> found at
> If the problem is about too much mail in the queue, consider including
> output from the qshape tool, as described in the QSHAPE_README file. I
> cannot help you with other MTAs.
> -- 
> Jerry ✌
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