Email to my server is bouncing: An error was detected while processing a file of BSMTP input, 421 Lost incoming connection


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Email to my server is bouncing: An error was detected while processing a file of BSMTP input, 421 Lost incoming connectionLast Modified: Jul 18, 2009, 1:56 pm
If email to your server gets the following error in a bounce:

An error was detected while processing a file of BSMTP input.
The error message was:

 421 Lost incoming connection

The SMTP transaction started in line 0.
The error was detected in line 3.
0 previous messages were successfully processed.
The rest of the batch was abandoned.
421 Lost incoming connection
Transaction started in line 0
Error detected in line 3

It likely means that spamd is not running, or not running correctly.  Check the /var/log/maillog for clues regarding spamd.   Also try restarting exim and spamd:

/etc/init.d/exim restart

 
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