Error: Postfix/amavisd - connect to[]:10024: Connection refused

You use a Postfix setup with amavisd-new and get the following errors in your mail log:

Aug 17 14:58:33 server1 postfix/smtp[5993]: F0C57124E77: to=<[email protected]>, relay=none, delay=2524, delays=2524/0.27/0/0, dsn=4.4.1, status=deferred (connect to[]:10024: Connection refused)


Aug 17 09:42:24 server1 postfix/error[7809]: 15D54124E53: to=<[email protected]>, relay=none, delay=269, delays=0.49/269/0/0.04, dsn=4.4.2, status=deferred (delivery temporarily suspended: conversation with[] timed out while receiving the initial server greeting)



Please restart both amavisd-new and Postfix and then check with

netstat -tap

that both are running on the ports

25 and 10025 (postfix)


10024 (amavisd-new).

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