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Koustubha Kale wrote:
> We are running a setup in which a central server receives and sends
> mails for users sitting at multiple branches. Branches each have a
> server which downloads mails by fetchmail and uploads mails for users
> within our domains but sitting at other branches with maildirsmtp. Among
> different business units we have 6 domains configured on the central
First, I have to say, this is one of the more... creative... ways I've
seen a cluster built.
> Now we can receive all mail from outside world ok, but any mail
> delivered to the central server with maildirsmtp from the branches
> bounces with "mail is looping" error. This must be because of the
> Delivered-To: header present in the message which was inserted by the
> branch server qmail while delivering the message to alias for onward
> delivery to the central server by means of maildirsmtp.
Well, as I indicated above, your system is in no way a normal cluster.
Because of this, and because of the sparse information provided, it's
very difficult to determine what the problem might be.
> What I would like to know is what changed between 5.4.9 to 5.4.27 to
> cause this. And how can I get this working in 5.4.27?
Well, technically you can look at the ChangeLog, but I'm not sure that
will help your particular situation.
If you put back the vdelivermail binary from 5.4.9, does it seem to
'work' again? More than likely, there was a bug fixed in the older
version that allowed your odd system of clustering to work, whereas now,
it's doing the correct checks and balances.
Again, this is really only guess. I'd try putting your old vdelivermail
binary in place and see if that resolves your issue.
Matt Brookings <m...@inter7.com> GnuPG Key D9414F70
Software developer Systems technician
Inter7 Internet Technologies, Inc. (815)776-9465
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