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sendmail problem

974927 Newbie
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Hi Expert,
I have a problem with sendmail in my server, this is the log that i collect from /var/mail/root

From MAILER-DAEMON Fri Sep 28 00:59:04 2012
Received: from eccprod. (localhost [])
by eccprod. (8.14.4+Sun/8.14.4) with ESMTP id q8RHwxcT004943
for <postmaster@eccprod>; Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:59:02 +0700 (WIT)
Received: from localhost (localhost)
by eccprod. (8.14.4+Sun/8.14.4/Submit) id q8R4xel8016417;
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:06:39 +0700 (WIT)
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:06:39 +0700 (WIT)
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <MAILER-DAEMON@eccprod>
Message-Id: <201209270506.q8R4xel8016417@eccprod.>
To: postmaster@eccprod
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/report; report-type=delivery-status;
Subject: Postmaster notify: see transcript for details
Auto-Submitted: auto-generated (postmaster-notification)
Content-Length: 4452

This is a MIME-encapsulated message


can you explain what this log means ? :)

  • 1. Re: sendmail problem
    975587 Newbie
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    I can't find any problem of sendmail from your logs.
    Normally this kind of log is ignored.
    But if you want to know why it is logged, go to /var/spool/mqueue and check files for details.

    Hope it helps.
  • 2. Re: sendmail problem
    974927 Newbie
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    when i want to see, it encrypted :(

    the condition is my server had a lot of this email, aproximately 1,2 million mail from postmaster. kind of huge amount, isn't it?
    and now i want to know why my system generate this kind of mail?
    anyone please explain me :D

  • 3. Re: sendmail problem
    Dude! Guru
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    There is no error mentioned in your log file. The postmaster messages appears to be a mime attachment. It could be anything from a wrong gateway or smtp relay permissions. Mime is not encryption, but conversion (base64) from 8 bit to 7 bit - Internet email messaging standard is 7 bit US ASCII. Perhaps you have binary content or local language characters in your text. If you don't know how to decrypt mime, there are tools and also plenty of free services on the web where you can cut and paste such text into for conversion.
  • 4. Re: sendmail problem
    974927 Newbie
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    Okay, thank's for your explanation :)


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