Message contains NUL characters ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Mon Apr 25 11:30:14 EDT 2005

On Mon, 25 Apr 2005, Michael Sims wrote:

> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> Apr 24 15:29:02 hub postfix/lmtp[54800]: 0367A1298D0:
>> to=<admin at>, relay=/var/run/socket/lmtp[/var/run/socket/lmtp],
>> delay=273190, status=bounced (host
>> /var/run/socket/lmtp[/var/run/socket/lmtp] said: 554 5.6.0 Message
>> contains NUL characters (in reply to end of DATA command))
> Hi,
> This is a FAQ (although it appears not to be in the actual FAQ or the
> wiki...). Basically you want to configure your MTA so that NULs are stripped
> before the messages containing them are passed to LMTP.  Check the archives
> (watch for wrapping on this URL):
> +postfix&q=b
> As for why this suddenly became a problem when it wasn't before, I have no
> idea; maybe someone else can shed some light on that...

It may have been a problem before, but only gotten noticeable in the past 
little while ... from what I can tell, most of hte ones 'stuck in the 
queue' with this were spam, from doing random queues ...

Thanks ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (
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