Mail deferred by amavisd

Benedict White Benedict.White at
Thu Aug 8 00:05:37 CEST 2013

>I checked the log, and amavisd send out this message.
>Aug  7 13:33:43 mail postfix/smtp[27108]: 9EB99700176: 
>to=<abcl at>, relay=[]:10024, conn_use=9, 
>delay=17503, delays=17414/76/0/13, dsn=4.5.0, status=deferred (host 
>[] said: 451 4.5.0 Error in processing, id=27311-09-9, 
>quar+notif FAILED: mail_dispatch: no recognized protocol name: 0 at 
>/usr/sbin/amavisd line 8516. (in reply to end of DATA command)

Somewhere you have a policy bank with a protocol of zero.

grep protocol /etc/amavisd.conf
(Or wherever your amavisd.conf is)

This will return all lines that mention a protocol. The one with '0' is
the one that needs fixing though I can't say what it needs there.

Kindest regards,

Benedict White

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