MIME Parser Error

Gary V mr88talent at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 03:36:24 CET 2011

> Quoting Carlos Mennens>
>> For some reason today Postfix started queuing up all mail inbound and
>> outbound. I've made no changes at all to Postfix and or Amavisd-new. I
>> checked the queue and all messages are showing:
>> (host[] said: 451 4.5.0 Error in processing,
>> id=12255-01-2, mime_decode-1 FAILED: MIME::Parser: can't open tmpfile:
>> Invalid argument (in reply to end of DATA command))
>> (host[] said: 421 4.3.2 Service shutting down,
>> closing channel (in reply to MAIL FROM command))
>> I've never encountered this before and I'm looking in /var/log/maillog
>> for clues to what the problem is but it tells me the same as the
>> errors above which I see from 'postqueue -p'.
>> Does anyone know how I can resolve this and or what the issue could
>> be? In my logs, I see messages from either Postfix or Dovecot but
>> nothing from Amavis.
>> Thanks for any information you can provide to getting this working!

I saw this, it's pretty old, but worth a look at least:


Gary V

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