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Qmail queue strange delivery problem

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by RubM, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. RubM

    RubM Guest

    Hello everybody,

    At the moment I have a really strange problem which I can’t tackle.

    A colleague of my received a mail from a supplier that he couldn’t deliver mail to his email address.

    When I look in the logs I find this:
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail spamdyke[32730]: ALLOWED from: from@allin.nl to: to@update.nl origin_ip: origin_rdns: gw.allin.nl auth: (unknown)
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-queue-handlers[32746]: from=from@allin.nl
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail: 1238060726.522101 info msg 22217144: bytes 1187 from <from@allin.nl> qp 32747 uid 2020
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-local-handlers[32748]: from=from@allin.nl
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-queue-handlers[32750]: to=from@allin.nl
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-queue-handlers[32750]: recipient[3] = 'from@allin.nl'
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-queue-handlers[32750]: handlers dir = '/var/qmail//handlers/before-queue/recipient/from@allin.nl'
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail: 1238060726.699923 starting delivery 715: msg 22221538 to remote from@allin.nl
    Mar 26 10:45:26 mail qmail-remote-handlers[32752]: to=from@allin.nl

    It looks like the qmail-queue-handlers doesn’t understand the mail has to be delivered to in my example to@update.nl . It delivers the mail back to the original sender. When I look in the original mail that bounced back from my server I see this.

    Return-Path: <from@allin.nl>
    Received: (qmail 32747 invoked from network); 26 Mar 2009 10:45:26 +0100
    Received: by simscan 1.4.0 ppid: 32740, pid: 32742, t: 0.2558s
    scanners: regex: 1.4.0 clamav: 0.94.2/m:50/d:9169
    Received: from gw.allin.nl (HELO notes.allin.nl) (
    by h1429543.stratoserver.net with SMTP; 26 Mar 2009 10:45:26 +0100
    Received-SPF: neutral (h1429543.stratoserver.net: is
    neither permitted nor denied by SPF record at allin.nl)
    To: from@update.nl
    Subject: test geen spam
    Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 10:46:24 +0100
    From: to@allin.nl
    Reply-To: to@allin.nl
    From: to@allin.nl
    Message-ID: <OFC125738C.004B9A58-ONC1257585.0035A82E@allin.nl>
    X-MIMETrack: Serialize by Router on notes/schiphol(Release 7.0.2|September
    26, 2006) at
    03/26/2009 10:46:27 AM
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII

    I have the feeling that the qmail queue handler thinks he has to deliver the mail to the Reply-to email address and not to the to@update.nl or something like that.
    I’m a little bit confused maybe someone has a solution. Because it’s driving me insane.

    Thanks in advance,

    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 31, 2009