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Postfix timeout for unsent emails

I am using Postfix for send about 20 000 – 30 000 e-mail per day. For messages not ended into a spam, the script is running with 1 second break every email send. As a result, e-mail are sending about ...
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what user is sending emails from mailq

I have a debian box with postfix on it. I checked the mailq and I do not understand how to read the mailq. I need to know witch user is used to send this emails. here is a example 0F87797868C ...
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postfix queue active and mail transport unavailable

I am not very familiar with postfix, but I am pretty sure that what I am seeing in my logs is not a good thing, and I was hoping someone here might be able to shed some light on what is going on and ...
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Postfix stop working, email stuck in queue

Few day ago i recognize that my postfix have 600 000 mail in queue. The causes was php files in one of my domains. I removed this php files, flush postfix queue and block ip adress which access to ...
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Change reception in postfix queue

After running postqueue -p i sometimes finds misspelled email-adresses, is there a way to change the reception adress (envelop to adress) of the messages, so it can be delivered. exemple: postqueue ...
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Postfix can't write queue file

We had a problem with our mailserver lately: Setup: Server with Raid 1 running XenServer VM with Mailserver What happend? 1 disk failed Raid-Controller locked the disks so nothing could be ...
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Postfix discard NDR

I have a Postfix act as a SMTP relay for known customers. Mail sent to non existent domain or recipient stay in the queue for days then bounced back to customer. I want to discard unsent messages, ...
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564 views

postfix hold queue, release x oldest messages or all messages queued before x date

I've got a private postfix relay VPS which is used by customers where they've installed their own e-mail servers in their offices and hosted over their ADSL connection. In the interests of reliable ...
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Intermediate queues in postfix

I'm trying to implement a mail server with postfix + policyd/amavis + mysql white/blacklist lookups. The problem is that I would like to have "intermediate" queue between them in case one of them ...
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Disconnect modem when postfix queue empty

in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/script I have the following that runs fetchmail when the ppp0 interface is up (connected) and when it finish the modem ends internet conection automatically. #!/bin/sh ...
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Queue emails under linux

I have a slow distant mail relay server and a web application I'm using locks up when sending e-mails to that distant mail server, until the e-mail is sent. After the e-mail is sent the page comes ...
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Postfix - how to retry delivery of mail in queue?

I have a backup mail server in case of a failure on the main one. In that case of failure, mails come on the backup server and stay there until the main one is back. If I wait some times, the ...
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What's the equivalent of sendmail's “O HoldExpensive” in Postfix?

I'm trying to fix a problem with a slow line: whenever a user sends a message to be relayed through the company's postfix, as soon as the SMTP conversation finishes, postfix immediately queues the ...
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postfix takes 60-90ms to queue email — normal?

We're seeing some (maybe?) strange delays when submitting individual emails to our local Postfix server. To help diagnose the issue, I wrote a little test program which sends 5 emails: get smtp 1ms ...
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Configure Postfix to send out mail just in CERTAIN hours?

I have some monitoring scripts on a couple of servers checking stuff that's not too critical (but that I indeed would like to receive email alerts for). I use Postfix and my SMTP-to-SMS email ...