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Is this a wrong settings in exim? I'm grasping at straws here. /var is ext3 >> 2006-04-20 21:06:35 1FWeOO-000396-DP Spool file is locked (another >> process is handling this message) > > At least *some* locking is working. Message #31 received at 360696@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox, reply): From: Marc Haber To: Michel Meyers Cc: 360696@bugs.debian.org, 360696-submitter@bugs.debian.org Subject: Re: Bug#360696: exim4-daemon-heavy: Failed to get write lock forretry.lockfile / If it is in a loop, that should indicate where the loop is. > You may have to do special things in order to get a dump of a setuid > have a peek at this web-site

R 1:32 /usr/sbin/exim4 -Mc 1FYTF5-0002a2-VT > 10034 pts/7 R+ 0:00 grep 9934 > > ps ax | grep 9963 > 9963 ? If you migrated to maildir the pop lock problem should completely go away.Click to expand... They | Mailadresse im Header Mannheim, Germany | lose things." Winona Ryder | Fon: *49 621 72739834 Nordisch by Nature | How to make an American Quilt | Fax: *49 621 Most common reasons I see in your situation: 1.

Similar Threads - does perfectly mail Email doesn't reach the inbox LeMoreM, Oct 26, 2016, in forum: E-mail Discussions Replies: 1 Views: 81 cPanelMichael Oct 27, 2016 if email account doesn't log_message = greylisted. Message #10 received at 360696@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox, reply): From: Marc Haber To: Michel Meyers , 360696@bugs.debian.org, 360696-submitter@bugs.debian.org Cc: Marc Haber Subject: Re: Bug#360696: exim4-daemon-heavy: Failed to get write

  • There may still be some retrying: the maximum number of retries is (lock_retries * lock_interval) / lock_fcntl_timeoutrounded up to the next whole number.
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  • If you uncomment this router, you also need to comment out# "forbid_domain_literals" above, so that Exim can recognize the syntax of# domain literal addresses.# domain_literal:# driver = ipliteral# transport = remote_smtp#######################################################################DIRECTORS

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grep 1GQIpn-0004oX-UX /var/log exim_mainlog The result I got back was this: "failed to lock mailbox", which is of course because the POP account in question was being accessed by the owner Acknowledgement sent to Michel Meyers : Extra info received and filed, but not forwarded. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact Us for more details You seem to have CSS turned off. An unqualified address is one that does not contain an "@" character# followed by a domain.

By default it will be run under the uid and gid of the# local user, and requires the sticky bit to be set on the /var/mail directory.# Some systems use the Michel -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (MingW32) - GPGrelay v0.959 iD8DBQFER96h2Vs+MkscAyURAqdeAJ90zcDb04fv8Bd46/3XbCCaWWJ8FwCeJ2e6 KpFtUTQdEsMJWFpaS/Uz9KE= =XBVf -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- [config.autogenerated (text/plain, inline)] ######### # WARNING WARNING WARNING # WARNING WARNING WARNING # WARNING cu andreas -- The 'Galactic Cleaning' policy undertaken by Emperor Zhark is a personal vision of the emperor's, and its inclusion in this work does not constitute tacit approval by the senders = : !hosts = : +relay_from_hosts : \ ${if exists {/etc/greylistd/whitelist-hosts}\ {/etc/greylistd/whitelist-hosts}{}} : \ ${if exists {/var/lib/greylistd/whitelist-hosts}\ {/var/lib/greylistd/whitelist-hosts}{}} !authenticated = * !acl = acl_whitelist_local_deny condition = ${readsocket{/var/run/greylistd/socket}\ {--grey \ ${mask:$sender_host_address/24}

I looked in the server log, and found that the 5 messages are logged in /var/log/maillog. If so, that is what I would expect at one level - it failed to look at the retry database when routing, and then failed again when trying to update it Only one process can write to these files at a time, so you are probably looking at a conflict between exim and your POP and/or IMAP server (which is?). Why does perfectly good mail sit on the exim queue undelivered?

We host almost 1000 domains on the same box. Check This Out Please don't fill out this field. Looks like it did manage to do a delivery. If you do not want to require sender# verification, leave the line commented out#require verify = sender# deny using .spamhausdeny message = Email blocked by SPAMHAUS - to unblock see http://www.example.com/

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You also need to comment "forbid_domain_literals" below. Please be more specific. I guess you mean libdb4.2 (package rev 4.2.52-23.1 is installed)? > What kind of file system is used for > /var/spool/exim4?

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It specifies# retries every 15 minutes for 2 hours, then increasing retry intervals,# starting at 1 hour and increasing each time by a factor of 1.5, up to 16# hours, then Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Thanks, John Fred Viles wrote: >On 16 May 2005 at 11:35, John Hixson wrote about > "[exim] failed to lock mailbox": > >| Hi Guys, >| I am seeing this error If you think this is wrong, get in touch with postmaster !acl = acl_whitelist_local_deny hosts = ${if exists{CONFDIR/local_host_blacklist}\ {CONFDIR/local_host_blacklist}\ {}} .ifdef CHECK_RCPT_VERIFY_SENDER deny message = Sender verification failed !acl = acl_whitelist_local_deny

If you migrated to maildir the pop lock problem should completely go away.Click to expand... If they're changed anytime after the box is created, DA won't touch it, hence the script (I'm not sure why it got changed on you) John Reply With Quote 03-29-2006,04:23 PM Most mailboxes are > set to 3-5mb quotas, while others are 20mb. have a peek here If you think this is wrong, get in touch with postmaster !acl = acl_whitelist_local_deny senders = ${if exists{CONFDIR/local_sender_blacklist}\ {CONFDIR/local_sender_blacklist}\ {}} deny message = sender IP address $sender_host_address is locally blacklisted here.

No, thanks Debian Bug report logs - #360696 exim4-daemon-heavy: Failed to get write lock for retry.lockfile / exim process hangs with 100% CPU Package: exim4-daemon-heavy; Maintainer for exim4-daemon-heavy is Exim4 Maintainers Greetings Marc -- ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Marc Haber | "I don't trust Computers. thx's Mickalo Thunder Rain Internet Publishing Providing Internet Solutions that work! #7 mickalo, Oct 4, 2006 spaceman Well-Known Member Joined: Mar 25, 2002 Messages: 481 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: Please don't fill out this field.