Article ID: 122711, created on Aug 25, 2014, last review on Aug 25, 2014

  • Applies to:
  • Operations Automation 5.5

Symptoms

The messages are being held in qmail queue for 20-30 minutes without sending.

Cause

The file /usr/local/qmail/queue/lock/trigger has incorrect permissions and/or owner, e.g.:

# ls -lh /usr/local/qmail/queue/lock/trigger
prw--w--w- 1 mailnames qmail    0 Aug 15 15:32 trigger

Resolution

Change the owner of this file to qmails:qmail:

# chown qmails:qmail /usr/local/qmail/queue/lock/trigger

Please see LWQ for additional details.

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