"losing" email after delivery to cyrus
simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Tue May 31 01:31:20 EDT 2005
> [ On Friday, May 27, 2005 at 10:18:07 (+0800), Justin wrote: ]
>> Subject: Re: "losing" email after delivery to cyrus
>> Obviously duplicatesuppression is enabled by default for a reason, so my
>> question: how to best resolve this issue? If I disable this feature and
>> allow duplicate messages to be delivered, then potentially that will
>> cause more issues than currently exist. Leaving it unchanged is clearly
>> not the answer, either.
>> Can people with more experience than I shed some light on the best
>> course of action, please?
> Find out why the incoming messages do not have unique message-IDs.
Outlook does it. It's a bug which Micro$oft has fixed in Exchange, instead
of fixing it in Outlook. Exchange generates new message IDs for every
message because Outlook sometimes sends duplicates.
> They should.
They do as long as you don't use Micro$oft software.
> It really isn't very acceptable for anyone to be generating unique
> messages which reuse old message-IDs.
> While duplicate delivery suppression isn't _necessary_, I find that it's
> highly advantageous to have on a general-purpose mail server, and I've
> never had any problem with it before (only compliments!).
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