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sebastianjustin 08-15-2003 02:04 AM

mail replication postfix + procmail + fetchmail
There is a problem with my mailserver(postfix+procmail+fetchmail +redhat 9.0).If a mail is sent to multiple recipients (ie:To,Cc,Bc) ,all the recipients will get multiple copies of same mail.The number of multiple copies is proportional to the number of addressee.There is no problem if there is only one recipient ,ie:(only To).
I checked all the configuration files (ie .procmailrc,.fetchmailrc ),but all seems to be fine.The same configuration was working fine till the other day.What may have gone wrong?
Please help me to find a solution.


cnjohnson 08-15-2003 07:14 AM

Check to make sure that fetchmail is deleting the mail from the server from where it is getting the mail. Have you been testing fetchmail at all, trying out different cmmand line switches and the like?


sebastianjustin 08-19-2003 11:14 PM

I checked abt what U said.Fetch mail is deleting mail from the server.

cnjohnson 08-20-2003 07:50 AM

OK. What does your .procmailrc file look like?


sebastianjustin 08-21-2003 06:33 AM

Hello Charles,
I found out a solution to my problem.It was related to size of duplicates file.It got flooded with duplicate mails.So the mails were flushed to user's directory.I deleted the duplicate file and created a new one.Now every thing is working fine.

Cheers ,

cnjohnson 08-21-2003 07:45 AM

Ah, good to know. Thanks!


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