Re: No process of e-mail attachments

From: Michael Chinn (no email)
Date: Thu Oct 25 2001 - 17:03:54 EDT


At 10/25/01 Thursday 10:30 PM, you wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 01:27:25PM -0700, Michael Chinn wrote:
>
> > Outcome: Successful receipt of mail (text) into Postfix (Thanks for
> > input Wieste and Ralf)
> Wietse
>
> > Current Problem: I am further testing Postfix by e-mailing into my RH 7.1
> > system a 3.2Mb attachment (into Postfix). My e-mail client (Eudora 5.1 on
> > Win98) logs into the server. It then appears that the attachment
> starts to
> > download but it gets about 10% complete then hangs. I then get a
> > "time-out" error message. The Eudora error message says it it "tired of
> > waiting for the server".
>
>Are you sending (via SMTP / Postfix) or receiving (via POP/IMAP / whatever
>program)

The e-mail attachment is sent via Eudora 5.1 (Win98) using Pacbell's SMTP
server (mail.pacbell.net). I am using Eudora 5.1 (on the same Win98 box)
to log into Postfix and retieve using POP3

> > Furthermore, every time I have tried this attachment (unsuccessful)
> > retrieval, something occurs at my ISP's (Pacific Bell/SBC) end. My ISP
> > immediately terminates my session with the currently assigned IP (assigned
> > dynamically). I then have to get my router to retrieve another (new) IP
> > address :p.
>
>Not exactly a Postfix problem, is it?
>
> > I performed a "postfix flush" as root with the hopes of flushing this
> > attachment, but I don't exactly know where it is.
>
>a) what is in the log? Look at /var/log/maillog

Well... here it is:

Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[6374]: connect from
mta6.snfc21.pbi.net[206.13.28.240]
Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[6374]: 2103C156BF:
client=mta6.snfc21.pbi.net[206.13.28.240]
Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/cleanup[6375]: 2103C156BF:
message-id=<>
Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/qmgr[5214]: 2103C156BF:
from=<>, size=866, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[6374]: disconnect from
mta6.snfc21.pbi.net[206.13.28.240]
Oct 25 11:53:40 tuxeterna postfix/local[6377]: 2103C156BF:
to=<>, relay=local, delay=0, status=sent
("|/usr/bin/procmail")
Oct 25 11:54:11 tuxeterna ipop3d[6379]: pop3 service init from 192.168.1.1
Oct 25 11:54:12 tuxeterna ipop3d[6379]: Login user=ajl host=[192.168.1.1]
nmsgs=1/1
Oct 25 11:54:12 tuxeterna ipop3d[6379]: Logout user=ajl host=[192.168.1.1]
nmsgs=1 ndele=0
Oct 25 12:25:48 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[7129]: connect from
mta7.pltn13.pbi.net[64.164.98.8]
Oct 25 12:25:48 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[7129]: 76117156BF:
client=mta7.pltn13.pbi.net[64.164.98.8]
Oct 25 12:25:48 tuxeterna postfix/cleanup[7130]: 76117156BF:
message-id=<>
Oct 25 12:26:11 tuxeterna postfix/qmgr[5214]: 76117156BF:
from=<>, size=3380869, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Oct 25 12:26:11 tuxeterna postfix/smtpd[7129]: disconnect from
mta7.pltn13.pbi.net[64.164.98.8]
Oct 25 12:26:12 tuxeterna postfix/local[7132]: 76117156BF:
to=<>, relay=local, delay=24, status=sent
("|/usr/bin/procmail")
Oct 25 12:26:49 tuxeterna ipop3d[7134]: pop3 service init from 192.168.1.1
Oct 25 12:26:49 tuxeterna ipop3d[7134]: Login user=ajl host=[192.168.1.1]
nmsgs=2/2
Oct 25 12:45:26 tuxeterna ipop3d[7139]: pop3 service init from 192.168.1.1
Oct 25 12:45:26 tuxeterna ipop3d[7139]: Login user=ajl host=[192.168.1.1]
nmsgs=2/2
Oct 25 13:12:48 tuxeterna ipop3d[7203]: pop3 service init from 192.168.1.1
Oct 25 13:12:48 tuxeterna ipop3d[7203]: Login user=ajl host=[192.168.1.1]
nmsgs=2/2

For reference: The IP address of my router is 192.168.1.1 The IP of my RH
system is 192.168.1.20

>b) what is the output of "mailq"

[root at tuxeterna /root]# mailq
Mail queue is empty
[root at tuxeterna /root]#

>--
>Ralf Hildebrandt Tel. +49 (0)30-450 570-155
> Fax. +49 (0)30-450 570-916
>Eh? Linux is luserproof? What kind of "proper" set up is that, ripping
>out all removable media devices and ethernet, freezing the hard drive
>spindle, encasing it in concrete and dropping it off a pier?
>
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