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264278Re: Messages held in hold queue didn't bounce after release

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  • Noel Jones
    Apr 1, 2010
      On 4/1/2010 3:27 PM, Daniel Cizinsky wrote:
      > Hello!
      > Although documentation is very clear about it following didn't work as
      > expected:
      > 1. I put a message, which wasn't able to go through to recipients on hold
      > (it was sent on 17th March, on hold from about 18th) using postsuper -h ID.
      > 2. Today I released the message using postsuper -H ID. I wanted it to be
      > bounced back to the sender. But it was delivered (private data changed):
      > Apr 1 22:04:07 machine postfix/smtp[23964]: ID: to=<recipent@...>,
      > relay=mail.server.com[]:25, delay=1339602,
      > delays=1339519/0.01/2/81, dsn=2.0.0, status=sent (250 2.0.0 Mail 1234 queued
      > for delivery)
      > I have explicitly (for sure) stated in main.cf:
      > maximal_queue_lifetime = 5d
      > What's wrong? Is the queue lifetime valid only for locally delivered mail?
      > --
      > Daniel Cizinsky at lists

      This is expected behavior. Mail released from hold with
      "postsuper -H" always gets at least one chance to be delivered
      regardless of its age.

      -- Noel Jones
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