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Re: Delivery Retry

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  • Stan Hoeppner
    ... http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html#bounce_queue_lifetime http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html#maximal_queue_lifetime ... The nexthop is irrelevant.
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 14 12:16 AM
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      On 7/13/2013 11:02 PM, Roman Gelfand wrote:
      > What setting determines how long postfix should attempt to deliver an
      > email if target server is not available?

      http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html#bounce_queue_lifetime
      http://www.postfix.org/postconf.5.html#maximal_queue_lifetime

      > Will this setting work with smart host configuration where smart host
      > is temporarily unavailable?

      The nexthop is irrelevant. Doesn't matter if it's a local smarthost
      problem or destination MX problem, or DNS resolution problem, network
      problem, etc. If Postfix can't deliver after 5 days it bounces the msg.

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      Stan
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