Queued Mail for Delivery (Doc ID 2215432.1)

Last updated on JUNE 21, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The mails are queued but deferred to be delivered.

# mailq
/var/spool/mqueue (13 requests)
-----Q-ID----- --Size-- -----Q-Time----- ------------Sender/Recipient-----------
uAUF8QSt026799 75 Wed Nov 30 07:08 <sender@xxxx.xxxxx.com>
(host map: lookup (xxxx.xxxxx.com): deferred)
<receiver@xxxx.xxxxx.com>
uAUFFVBg030204 75 Wed Nov 30 07:15 <sender@xxxx.xxxxx.com>
(host map: lookup (xxxx.xxxxx.com): deferred)
<receiver@xxxx.xxxxx.com>

 Also /var/log/maillog shows mailes are queued.

Nov 23 06:24:32 hostname sendmail[9339]:uAUF8QSt026799: to=<receiver@xxxx.xxxxx.com>, ctladdr=<sender@hostname.corp.xxxx.xxxxx.com> (5448/920), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=relay, pri=120539, relay=hostname.corp.xxxx.xxxxx.com. [10.1.7.231], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (<201611231424.uANEOVLx009332@hostname.xxxx.xxxxx.com> [InternalId=38024233] Queued mail for delivery)

 

Cause

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