Re: no bounce if destination of transport_map not available
C. V. wrote:
> i hope someone can help me with my problem.
> I setup a transport_map on my front smtp server for some email addresses like
> [hidden email] smtp:domain.de
> I am also the maintainer of domain.de. Other email addresses of domain.de are hosted on the front smtp server.
> If i power down the machine which hosts domain.de, the front server get's a 550 error and bounces the mails for [hidden email].
> Is there a way to just queue them for some time until the destination server is up again?
The default behavior of postfix is to queue mail if the
destination is unreachable. Maybe some other host is
responding for your domain (the backup MX or fallback_relay?)
or maximal_queue_lifetime is set unreasonably short.