non-existent msgids & duplicate delivery suppression
dpc22 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Jun 27 09:27:59 EDT 2003
On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Stephen Grier wrote:
> I have noticed that this has been happening on other occasions, where
> lmtpd does a duplicate_check and then a duplicate_mark on zero length
> message-ids. This raises the possibility that the server is suppressing
> messages that are not duplicates, but merely have no message-id header.
> Has anyone else seen this happening?. If this continues to happen we may
> have to disable duplicate delivery suppression.
This seems quite likely. If a message doesn't contain a Message-ID, your
mail system should really add one before it passes it on to Cyrus.
Exim does this automatically. I don't know about other MTAs.
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