Check the ownership and permissions on the .qmail files. From memory
this can cause the problem you describe.
ls -la .qmail-joe
-rw-r--r-- 1 vpopmail vchkpw 24 2006-12-09 14:56 .qmail-joe
On Sat, 2008-01-05 at 20:18 +1100, Charlie Garrison wrote:
> Good evening,
> I had a disk failure on my local server recently and had to
> rebuild from scratch (only data backups, not full system). I
> used Shupp's toaster to install qmail/vpopmail. I think my
> problem may be with qmail, but I'm trying here first.
> Messages arrive (via smtp) fine and get inserted into the queue.
> If the address is a mailbox then all is fine and message is
> delivered locally. But if the address is a forward (&[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> line in .qmail file) then I get errors like the following:
> 2008-01-05 19:30:03.317667500 starting delivery 19: msg 635441
> to local [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 2008-01-05 19:30:03.331851500 delivery 19: deferral:
> I've done lots of googling and can't find a cause for that error
> with solutions (that apply in my case). I've checked
> permissions, done a 'queue-fix' and everything else I can think of.
> I'm not sure where to look next. Advice and suggestions would be appreciated.