Re: SMTP server mode

From: Murray S. Kucherawy <>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:14:42 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 17 Aug 2012, Quanah Gibson-Mount wrote:
> The problem I have (currently) with the milter service, is if the milter
> service goes down, postfix doesn't queue the mail. The default action
> is to reject. Even if I change it to hold, then it requires manual
> intervention to pull the mail out of the hold.
> With the (E)SMTP service, postfix queues the mail until the service is
> once again available. Once it is available, postfix takes care of
> processing the queued mail automatically.

Why is this a problem opendkim needs to solve? Sendmail can handle this
gracefully if so configured (which is the default).

I've added SMTP server code before. Even with basic SMTP and no
extensions, it's a huge deal to get precisely right.

Received on Fri Aug 17 2012 - 22:15:10 PST

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