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Old 04-23-2010, 02:31 PM   #1
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Question Strange Message in my mail.log

I have a Postfix SMTP server setup on a debian Linux Distro.

Today, we are having an error occuring with our pop3 server and a lot of email is being deferred.

Because of that, Postfix is producing a new message in my mail.log file :

postfix/bounce[26956]: warning: [built-in]: zero result in delay template conversion of parameter "delay_warning_time_hours"

postfix/bounce[26956]: warning: please please reduce time unit "hours" of "delay_warning_time_hours" in delay templatereduce time

postfix/bounce[26956]: warning: for instructions see the bounce(5) manual
What does that meen exactly ? I've read Bounce(5) manual and they are talkign about a PostFix Parameter called : Bounce_Template_File where I can define that "delay_warning_time_hours" param, but I've never changed its value and it still got the default value i.e nothing.

Even if I had something or I was adding something, I don't even know why I should to do it.

Anyone could help me understand ?

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Old 04-23-2010, 02:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for the site, I've look at it, but this does not explain why, even If i'm configured on the default bouncing settings, the server is asking me to reduce the delay of the messages.

Basically, I'm not asking how to reduce it, I'm simply wondering why suddenly it's asking me to change its value. On what basis Postfix consider s that it as to change ?


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