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Re: postfix read timeouts to specific relay host

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  • Wietse Venema
    ... No. The master.cf -o name=value stuff had to be added as an afterthought; they are not well supported by other tools. Wietse
    Message 1 of 8 , Feb 1, 2006
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      John Mendenhall:
      > Wietse,
      >
      > > > > John Mendenhall:
      > > > > > Jan 31 15:05:24 calvin postfix/smtp[5530]: D2B4D10076: to=<XXXX@...>, relay=none, delay=8, status=deferred (connect to blvd.com[69.63.196.113]: read timeout)
      > > > >
      > > > > Why do you override the default SMTP client timeout settings
      > > > > with a limit of only 8 seconds?
      > > >
      > > > I don't override the default SMTP client timeout settings
      > > > anywhere in main.cf, and I don't see it listed in postconf -n
      > > > output.
      > > >
      > > > I ran postconf -d and I don't see any client timeout
      > > > values.
      > > >
      > > > Where else might this be set where postconf -n would not
      > > > show it? What is the exact parameter name?
      > >
      > > look in master.cf
      >
      > Ah ha! You are awesome!
      >
      > Apparently, when I was having problems with a specific
      > relay client, I uncommented the timeout line under the
      > relay process in the original standard master.cf file.
      > I have since created a special process for a problematic
      > client. I failed to fix the main relay process line.
      > Of course, this affected all relay clients. Problem solved.
      >
      > Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
      >
      > Just as a side question, is there a quick analogous
      > command like postconf that displays the master.cf configurations?
      > Perhaps even a per delivery transport *set* of configurations,
      > so we can quickly see all the *local* settings, the *relay*
      > settings, etc.

      No. The master.cf "-o name=value" stuff had to be added as an
      afterthought; they are not well supported by other tools.

      Wietse
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