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Old 25th October 2009, 22:23
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Default Spamsnake - Mail Transport Unavailable Issue

I believe I have followed The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope -Howto to the letter...

I am down to what I hope is my final challenge:

Incoming messages are getting stuck after content scanning in the postfix queue. When forcing a flush on the queue, I get the following in the log:

Oct 25 17:16:55 spamsnake postfix/qmgr[4015]: 12361BE9BB: from=<sender@domain.tld>, size=2853, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Oct 25 17:16:55 spamsnake postfix/qmgr[4015]: warning: connect to transport SMTP: No such file or directory
Oct 25 17:16:55 spamsnake postfix/error[4439]: 12361BE9BB: to=<user@transportdomain.tld>, relay=none, delay=8858, delays=8858/0.03/0/0.02, dsn=4.3.0, status=deferred (mail transport unavailable)

transportdomain.tld refers to a single transport domain that I have defined.

Is anyone else experiencing this issue? Any thoughts?
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Old 26th October 2009, 11:03
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I feel your pain - I have a similar problem (my thread). Does your mailwatch front end show any stats on what its stopping/scanning/etc?

Paul
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Old 26th October 2009, 13:14
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Paul,

Thanks for the reply. Mine is actually making it through the scanning/scoring, etc. all the way to the Outgoing queue. Looks like it is trying to get out, then I get the SMTP unavailable message.

I have also installed Webmin to more easily manage Postfix and can see the messages stuck in there. Forcing a release (postqueue -f) generates the same error.

Other mail, like from the cron jobs out to another Internet mailbox are working, which makes this even more strange.

I had previously followed the 8.04 Ubuntu Howto which had several issues, but I did get that one to release the mail. My next step here is to go through the configuration settings from that one and see what is different...

-fm
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Old 26th October 2009, 13:41
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I'll not be much help then - I'll probably get the problem you're having if I ever fix my own!! It's driving me mad at the moment but I'll keep you updated if mine starts behaving

Good luck!
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Old 26th October 2009, 16:34
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Frogman,

Does your line in master.cf match the following?
smtp inet n - - - - smtpd
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Old 26th October 2009, 19:45
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Rocky,

yes, that is exactly what it says in master.cf

smtp inet n - - - - smtpd
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