lmtp should give temporary failure for mailbox unknown
ram at netcore.co.in
Mon Oct 16 03:59:15 EDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-10-13 at 10:23 +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
> > 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)
> > No
> > 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
> > unexplicably
> > 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?
Now that you have mentioned .. I am looking at the logs and seeing
similar bounces on unix lmtp too. Looks like I *really* have a problem
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