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Re: postfix pop-before-smtp problem

On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 06:02:11PM +0200, Hans Steinraht wrote:

| I'm trying to get pop-before-smtp getting to work with postfix.

I recommend using SMTP AUTH instead.  It's more reliable, for one

| Following the instructions in /usr/share/doc/README.Debian I edited main.cf
| like this:
| mynetworks=

| smtpd_recipient_restrictions =
| permit_mynetworks,reject_non_fqdn_recipient,check_client_access
| hash:/var/lib/pop-before-smtp/hosts,check_relay_domains


| After restarting Postfix all looks fine but by receiving the first email
| Postfix starts to complaing with:
| Sep 30 17:52:12 esteta postfix/smtpd[6216]: fatal: open database
| /var/lib/pop-before-smtp/hosts.db: Invalid argument 
| Sep 30 17:52:13 esteta postfix/master[6172]: warning: process
| /usr/lib/postfix/smtpd pid 6216 exit status 1 
| Sep 30 17:52:13 esteta postfix/master[6172]: warning:
| /usr/lib/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling 

| Anyone any ideas??

Either remove that map from your smtpd_recipient_restrictions or
create the database file.


A man of many companions may come to ruin,
but there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother.
        Proverbs 18:24

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