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.TH qmail-log 5
.SH NAME
qmail-log \- the qmail activity record
.SH DESCRIPTION
.B qmail-send
prints a series of lines describing its activities.
Each possible line is described below.
.SH "STARTING AND STOPPING"
.TP 
.B running
.B qmail-send
is ready to deliver messages.
.TP
.B local deliveries will be put on hold
The local concurrency limit is 0, so
.B qmail-send
will not perform any local deliveries.
.TP
.B remote deliveries will be put on hold
The remote concurrency limit is 0, so
.B qmail-send
will not perform any remote deliveries.
.TP
.B number of deliveries left before exiting: ...
.B qmail-send
wants to exit as soon as possible,
usually because it was sent a
TERM signal,
but it has to wait for some deliveries to finish.
It will not start any new deliveries.
.TP
.B exiting
.B qmail-send
is done.
.SH "FATAL PROBLEMS"
.TP
.B alert: cannot start: ...
.B qmail-send
is unable to prepare itself for delivering messages;
it is giving up.
This normally indicates a serious configuration error,
but it can be caused by a temporary lack of resources.
.TP
.B alert: oh no! lost ...
One of the other daemons has died.
.B qmail-send
will exit as soon as possible.
.SH "SERIOUS PROBLEMS"
.TP
.B alert: unable to append to bounce message...
.B qmail-send
is unable to record a permanent failure,
usually because the disk is full.
This is a very serious problem;
.B qmail-send
cannot proceed without recording the results.
It will try again in ten seconds.
.TP
.B alert: out of memory...
.B qmail-send
tried to allocate more memory and failed.
It will try again in ten seconds.
.TP
.B alert: unable to opendir...
.B qmail-send
is having trouble reading a file list from disk,
usually because the system's file descriptor table is full,
but possibly because permissions are set incorrectly.
It will try again in ten seconds.
.TP
.B alert: unable to switch back...
.B qmail-send
was sent SIGHUP,
and it is unable to reenter the queue directory.
This is a very serious problem;
.B qmail-send
cannot proceed outside the queue directory.
It will try again in ten seconds.
.TP
.B alert: unable to reread...
.B qmail-send
was sent SIGHUP,
but it is unable to read the new controls.
It will continue operating with the original controls.
.SH "MESSAGES"
.TP
.B new msg \fIm\fB
.B qmail-send
is going to preprocess a queued message.
The message number,
.IR m ,
is its disk inode number.
After a message is removed from the queue,
its number can be reused immediately.
.TP
.B info msg \fIm\fB: bytes \fIb\fB from <\fIs\fB> qp \fIq\fB uid \fIu\fB
Message
.I m
contains
.I b
bytes;
its envelope sender is
.IR s ;
it was queued by a user with user ID
.IR u .
.I q
is a long-term queue identifier,
the process ID of the
.B qmail-queue
that queued the message.
.TP
.B bounce msg \fIm\fB qp \fIq\fB
Message
.I m
had some delivery failures.
The long-term queue identifier of the bounce (or double-bounce) message
is
.IR q .
.TP
.B triple bounce: discarding ...
Message
.I m
had some delivery failures,
but it is already a double-bounce message,
so it must be thrown away.
Triple-bounce messages do not exist.
.TP
.B end msg \fIm\fB
.B qmail-send
is about to remove
message
.I m
from the queue.
.SH "DELIVERIES"
.TP
.B starting delivery \fId\fB: msg \fIm\fB to ...
.B qmail-send
is telling
.B qmail-lspawn
or
.B qmail-rspawn
to deliver message
.I m
to one recipient.
The delivery number,
.IR d ,
starts at 1 and increases by 1 for each new delivery.
.TP
.B delivery \fId\fB: success: ...
Delivery
.I d
was successful.
.TP
.B delivery \fId\fB: failure: ...
Delivery
.I d
failed permanently.
The message will bounce.
.TP
.B delivery \fId\fB: deferral: ...
Delivery
.I d
failed temporarily.
This recipient will be retried later.
.TP
.B delivery \fId\fB: report mangled, will defer
There is a serious bug in
.B qmail-lspawn
or
.BR qmail-rspawn .
This recipient will be retried later.
.SH "WARNINGS"
.TP
.B internal error: delivery report out of range
.B qmail-lspawn
or
.B qmail-rspawn
has supplied a report on a nonexistent delivery.
This is a serious bug.
.TP
.B qmail-clean unable to clean up ...
For some reason
.B qmail-clean
is unable to remove the indicated file.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B trouble fsyncing ...
.B qmail-send
was unable to write to disk the results of preprocessing a queued message.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B trouble in select
There is an operating system bug.
.TP
.B trouble injecting bounce message...
.B qmail-send
was unable to queue a bounce message,
usually because the disk is full.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B trouble marking ...
.B qmail-send
was unable to record the result of a successful or permanently
unsuccessful delivery.
This means that the delivery will be tried again later.
.TP
.B trouble opening ...
.B qmail-send
was unable to open the list of local or remote recipients
for a message.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B trouble reading ...
Either
.B qmail-send
is unable to read a recipient list,
or it is unable to read the envelope of a queued
message, or it is out of memory.
Whatever it was doing, it will try again later.
.TP
.B trouble writing to ...
.B qmail-send
was unable to preprocess a queued message,
usually because the disk is full.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to create ...
.B qmail-send
was unable to preprocess a queued message,
usually because the disk is out of inodes.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to open ...
.B qmail-send
is unable to read the envelope of a queued message
for preprocessing.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to start qmail-queue...
.B qmail-send
is unable to queue a bounce message,
usually because the machine is almost out of memory.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to stat ...
.B qmail-send
is unable to obtain information about a file that should exist.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to unlink ...
.B qmail-send
is unable to remove a file.
It will try again later.
.TP
.B unable to utime ...
.B qmail-send
is about to exit,
and it is unable to record on disk
the next scheduled delivery time for a message.
The message will be retried as soon as
.B qmail-send
is restarted.
.TP
.B unknown record type in ...
There is a serious bug in either
.B qmail-queue
or
.BR qmail-send .
.SH "SEE ALSO"
qmail-send(8)