Re: exim frozen messages, can't send/recieve
| If i try to send mail it looks like it's sent fine but it doesnt' go
| anywhere. /var/log/exim states that "Message is frozen".
>Why? You can find out either by looking earlier in the log file or by
>running 'exim -qff' to force another delivery attempt and reading the
>newest entry/entries in the log file
-well that helped, for some reason my domain got replaced by the
default(?) ** root@debain: unroutable mail domain. I can edit
/etc/exim.conf for that.
| #ps -aux | grep -i "exim"
| produces nothing, except the grep listing but now i can't remember if
| exim was listed as a running process when it was working.
>It depends on how you have it set up to run.
| There is no /var/log/exim.pid, which seems suspicious, only a empty
>PID files aren't stored in log directories. :-) The pid file would
>be /var/run/exim/exim.pid. /var/log/exim/ should have 'mainlog',
>'paniclog' and 'rejectlog' in it.
-yeah, sorry that just a typo /var/run/exim has no .pid file
| if i 'nmap' my box it lists smtp on port 25 as listening which is
| but how come there is no process running(?), if i try to start exim,
| complains that it can't 'socket bind() to port 25 for address, Address
| already in use'.
To find out what is bound to port 25 :
# netstat -anp | grep 25
-tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN