[ic] 'Unable to send mail' - ongoing issue
Ed LaFrance (New Media LLC)
ic_users at newmediaems.com
Tue Jan 4 18:15:35 EST 2005
At 02:33 PM 1/4/2005, you wrote:
>On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 14:03:01 -0800
>Ed LaFrance <Ed.LaFrance at newmediaems.com> wrote:
> > Hi Listees -
> > I've just started working on a new client's system, and I see they are
> > plagued with a problem that I have observed on a myriad of other
> > installations. Namely, various emails sent by Interchange occasionally do
> > not go out. The failed sends can be found in the catalog error log,
> > preceded by the string 'Unable to send mail using (sendmail or
> similar)'. I
> > have seen order reports, customer receipts, contact messages and more
> > types fail in this manner, sent by both email UserTags and Interchange's
> > internal mailing routines. I've seen this on Red Hat, Debian, FreeBSD, and
> > Solaris systems - maybe more, but those are the ones that come to mind. In
> > all cases, the systems have plenty of available RAM, disk space and CPU
> > resources.
>Some questions on this:
>- which MTA is used on these systems ?
qmail and sendmail.
>- any error message in the logs of the MTA ?
No, it never gets that far.
>- DNS problems ?
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