Deferred email with remote protocol error in reply

Hardi Gunawan hardigunawan at
Fri Sep 22 01:52:47 EDT 2006


--- Phil Pennock <info-cyrus-spodhuis at>

> On 2006-09-14 at 19:52 -0700, Hardi Gunawan wrote:
> > I've searched the net, but can't find a definite
> > answer to this.  But seems that some people are
> > experiencing the same problem, and they've the
> same
> > cyrus version as mine.  I'm using Cyrus-Imapd
> 2.1.12
> > and BDB 4.3.
> You do not mention which OS you are using, so we
> can't suggest which
> tool to use to try to capture a traffic dump from
> the Unix socket (if
> such a dump is even possible on your OS).
> The only time that I know of when Cyrus does
> something "awkward" is that
> it refuses messages with embedded literal NUL
> characters; if it's
> quoted-printable or base64, that's obviously okay. 
> If Cyrus rejects the
> message quickly whilst the MTA is still sending and
> the MTA gets upset,
> that might explain what you're seeing.  That idea
> contains a lot of
> speculation and wild-arsed guessing.
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I'm using SuSE Linux Enterprise 10.  But now it seems
that the error is gone.  I'm not sure why, though...

Thanks for all the help.

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