postfix not starting

Claus Guttesen kometen at
Fri Aug 10 00:14:23 PDT 2007

> This is a newly installed stable machine, cvsupped and rebuilt this weekend.
> I have installed postfix with amavisd-new and clamav.
> They are all set for startup in /etc/rc.conf and sendmail is appropriately marked out, I have set up quite a few of these in the recent past.

I assume it's postfix_enable="YES" and yes for the other options and

> However neither amavis, clamav or postfix start automatically, they can all be started manually.
> I have turned on rc_debug, but they are not mentioned at all, their scripts are all in /usr/local/etc/rc.d. The only script mentioned in the debug output is fetchmail, which is not enabled in the rc.conf.
> They are all freshly install from ports.
> Where can I start looking to get this running?

What does /usr/local/etc/rc.d/postfix rcvar say?


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