lmtp should give temporary failure for mailbox unknown
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Fri Oct 13 04:23:41 EDT 2006
> On Thu, 2006-10-12 at 11:55 -0700, Jo Rhett wrote:
>> I have seen this behavior. It happens when a mail account exists in
>> authentication (ie mysql) but when the mailbox doesn't exist yet.
>> Are you using autocreate inbox? If so, are you sure that the inbox
>> exists for these mailboxes prior to the message delivery? Or you could
>> enable "createonpost" (I recommend against this for oh-so-many reasons,
>> but YMMV)
> I dont use autocreate inbox. And as I have said lmtp accepts mail for
> the same ids most of the times. One in every ~300 mails bounces
> I am now doing a dumb thing of running postfix on the cyrus box too to
> accept the mails and relay to unix lmtp. This is loading the already
> loaded cyrus server ( with approx 20000 active acounts ) .. but atleast
> clients dont get bounced messages from my bosses id.
The question is, does it still happen with unix lmtp? Did you already
switch to the new configuration?
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