What does this error message mean

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sun Nov 12 16:46:54 UTC 2006

On Sunday 12 November 2006 11:40, Wade Smart wrote:
> 11122006 1037 GMT-6
> This isnt spam. As soon as I get a email, this is automatically
> generated. I think it has to do with the fetchmail/postfix/dovecot
> setup. Something to do with aliases and mapping. Thats a bit beyond what
> I know so Im having to read up on this. It said it cant deliver to
> wade at localhost, which makes me think its a postfix problem. Fetchmail
> just gets it and dumps it and dovecot just works when Evolution is
> started. And these messages are really pilling up. I have over 1000 in
> two days - which is the number of email I got.

If Postfix is generating these messages, you will find it in the mail log.  

What I'd suggest is find the time that one of these messages was generated 
(hopefully a time when not much else is going on mail wise) and copy the 
contents of /var/log/mail.log for a minute prior and a minute after the time 
the bounce got generated.  

Post that and the output of postconf -n here.

Scott K

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