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Re: postqueue -p && postsuper ageout, transfer, ...

From: Jeroen Geilman <jeroen_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 26 2010 - 19:08:28 GMT

On 10/26/2010 09:05 PM, Rok Potočnik wrote:
> First of all, I'm quite satisfied with Postfix and some other
> opensource products which are keeping my life better and I owe a big
> *THANK YOU* to all developers etc...
> Now on to my questions... I'm using Postfix MTA on some email gateways
> and even though I belive I've configured maximal_queue_lifetime to a
> small/large enough value (2d) there's still over 1k messages in the
> deferred queue.

You probably have soft_bounce enabled.
Not a good idea on a production server.

Disable it, re-queue all mail, done.

-- J.