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Re: odd log entries

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  • Victor Duchovni
    ... The message is not in the queue, it failed local submission. Find the cron job or other application that is invoking sendmail -t (or empty command-line
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 1, 2007
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      On Mon, Oct 01, 2007 at 01:55:30PM -0400, Andrew Long wrote:

      > > Something is invoking "sendmail -t", but not providing any
      > > header recipients. The postfix sendmail(1) program gives up.
      > >
      > > > Oct 1 07:00:13 authorization postfix/postdrop[15029]:
      > > warning: stdin:
      > > > unexpected EOF reading length, record type 78
      > >
      > > The "postdrop" helped sees an incomplete queue file, and gives up.
      > >
      > > > Oct 1 03:00:13 authorization postfix/postdrop[15029]: fatal: uid=0:
      > > > malformed input
      > >
      > > This is normal:
      > >
      > > $ echo "this is test " | sendmail -it
      > >
      > > will yield similar results.
      >
      > I checked the queues this morning and they were empty, can you think of any
      > way to find the culprit?

      The message is not in the queue, it failed local submission. Find the cron
      job or other application that is invoking "sendmail -t" (or empty command-line
      recipient list) and no recipient headers.

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      Viktor.

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