Postfix is unable to start
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Starting the Postfix service on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) fails
- Go to /etc/postfix and open the file main.cf
- Edit the file and search for parameter inet_interfaces
- Check to see if an IPv6 address is listed. Remove ;;1 from the last of the line.
- The entry should be "localhost" or "127.0.0.1" (without quotes)
In addition to the fix listed above, check the /var/log/mail file for errors that are reported when starting Postfix fails.
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- Document ID:7007535
- Creation Date: 11-Jan-2011
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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