Bounces on local delivery

Robert Mueller robm at
Mon Dec 4 19:42:04 EST 2006

This usually happens because the lmtp connection got out of sync somehow. 
There was a bug in older postfix's about this:

I haven't seen the problem since then since Wietse fixed it, but I'd try 
setting lmtp_cache_connect=no in your config and see if that helps.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrés Tarallo" <Andres.Tarallo at>
To: <info-cyrus at>
Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2006 12:07 AM
Subject: Bounces on local delivery

> In one of our serveres we found bouces in local delivery, cyrus 2.2.12
> and Postfix2.2.9.
> The problem happends randomly: sometimes a mail is not delivered to a
> mailbox. Then we get this error:
> Dec  4 10:41:15 mail-server postfix/lmtp[24330]: E9BEA3B04EC:
> to=<mailbox at domain>, orig_to=<cecon at domain>,
> relay=/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp[/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp], delay=1,
> status=bounced
> (host /var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp[/var/lib/imap/socket/lmtp] said: 250
> 2.1.5 ok (in reply to DATA command))
> We retry and we success delivering to that mailbox.
> A/P Andres Tarallo
> WD&B Consultores
> Montevideo - Uruguay
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