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It turns out the problem was on my client machine. I did originally have a problem with the locale info on the mail server but I fixed it when trouble ...
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- 02-26-2009 #1
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[SOLVED] Bizarre time probems with postfix.
It turns out the problem was on my client machine. I did originally have a problem with the locale info on the mail server but I fixed it when trouble shooting the problem. My client machine was set to the wrong timezone so even after I fixed it it appeared to be wrong and I assumed it was still postfix mucking things up.
[i] Hi, I'm having some weird problems with my postfix configuration. I'm running debian/lenny with postfix/dovecot mail server using mysql db for virtual mapping. The time on my system is correctly set, as are /etc/localtime. I have also configured tzselect to enure the TZ variables are correct. My mail logs all report information with the correct timestamp, I mention this as that is usually a sign of another problem already discussed on this forum. Nearly all my mail headers appear to have correct information on them, however, when i send mail it shows up in recipient email boxes with a date 21 hours ahead of the time it was sent. I live in a time zone thats GMT+1300 yet the date header reports the mail as sent at GMT-0800 but where this comes from is a total mystery. Here is an example header from an email I sent at 9:35:16am 27 Feb NZDT (8:35pm 26 feb UTC)Code:
Return-Path: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Delivered-To: email@example.com Received: from localhost (localhost [127.0.0.1]) by Isengard.xxxx.co.nz (Postfix) with ESMTP id AE743B00D8 for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:35:16 +0000 (UTC) X-Virus-Scanned: Debian amavisd-new at localhost X-Spam-Flag: NO X-Spam-Score: 3.308 X-Spam-Level: *** X-Spam-Status: No, score=3.308 required=6.31 tests=[ALL_TRUSTED=-1.44, AWL=1.450, DATE_IN_FUTURE_12_24=3.299] Received: from Isengard.xxxx.co.nz ([127.0.0.1]) by localhost (Isengard.xxxx.co.nz [127.0.0.1]) (amavisd-new, port 10024) with ESMTP id V4ad-qs6lSbE; Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:35:16 +1300 (NZDT) Received: from [192.168.0.100] (unknown [192.168.0.100]) by Isengard.xxxx.co.nz (Postfix) with ESMTPSA id F2634B00D5; Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:35:15 +0000 (UTC) Message-ID: <49A82465.email@example.com> Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:35:33 -0800 From: Chris xxxx <firstname.lastname@example.org> User-Agent: Thunderbird 126.96.36.199 (Windows/20081209) MIME-Version: 1.0 To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Date Test Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Last edited by GlitchNZ; 02-26-2009 at 08:05 PM. Reason: Problem resolved