Re: [exim] How to debug SMTP connection lost while reading m…

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Author: Todd Lyons
To: exim-users, Felix Schwarz
Subject: Re: [exim] How to debug SMTP connection lost while reading message data
On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Phil Pennock<exim-users@???> wrote:
>> "SMTP connection from <host> (<internal name>) [<ip>] lost while reading
>> message data"
>> Therefore I guess it's some kind of timeout on my Exim's side.
> No, because then Exim would log the timeout.  Exim logged that the
> connection was dropped.  Which means that something outside of Exim
> closed the connection.
> Perhaps a firewall, or a NAT box dropping a connection, or the client
> timing out.  How long is it after Exim gets the end of the data before
> the connection is dropped?  Is Exim not responding immediately?

The last time this happened to me, an RBL had stopped accepting our
connections and the resulting looking was taking longer than the
remote side was willing to wait.

Regards...      Todd