AW: [Mimedefang] Sendmail crash
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed Mar 27 13:19:30 EST 2002
On 27 Mar 2002, Robert Dege wrote:
> Pardon my naivness, but are you saying that sendmail will try to deliver
> the message later, or the user's mailserver will received a deferred
> response from my mailserver & try sending the messaged at a later time?
The sending relay will receive a tempfail notice and should resend the
> I have 760+ mdefang folders in the MIMDefang work directory.
Actually, I meant how many messages do you receive per day?
> This is
> why I have to deliver these messages. It doesn't appear as if they're
> going to be resent through MIMEDefang.
They will not, but the sending relay should have resent them by now.
> Another question. If I stop & restart mimedefang & sendmail, thus
> forcing it to stop work on current mdefang dir's, will it scan for these
> directories, or are these email considered lost as well?
They are not lost. The sending machine will get a temporary failure code
and should resend them. However, MIMEDefang will never look at them again.
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