Bounce from lmtp with 5.5.2 Syntax error
secabeen at pobox.com
Fri Jun 20 15:59:04 EDT 2003
Rob Siemborski <rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu> writes:
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Ted Cabeen wrote:
>> Anybody know what would cause this error? I get it every couple of
>> thousand messages on this testing mailbox.
>> <mailmonitor at impulse.net>: host
>> /var/spool/postfix/sockets/lmtp[/var/spool/postfix/sockets/lmtp] said: 500
>> 5.5.2 Syntax error (in reply to MAIL FROM command)
> If you had the protocol logs of this transaction it would help to diagnose
> the problem.
Okay. I'll turn on the debugging tonight and if it happens over the
weekend, I'll send it to the list.
> My guess is that postfix is sending a badly formed command of some sort,
> but I can't be more specific than that without the logs (enable telemetry
> logging for lmtp and find a transaction that fails in this way).
> The 5.5.2 error is specifically generated if we can't match the first
> character of the command. So it looks like postfix thinks its sending
> MAIL FROM but is actually sending something else (\rMAIL FROM maybe?)
I'll look at that. Thanks for the info.
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