We currently have a 2 machine zimbra setup. One machine is a dedicated spam/filter and the second machine is mailstore/smtp/imap/pop. We noticed that every couple of days the spam filter would stop sending email to the to the mailstore. Also the outgoing smtp on the mailstore also stops sending outbound messages. I issued postqueue -f on the spam filter but that appears to have no effect. Here is the results from postqueue -p
7EB1D27863D 2643 Tue Nov 29 15:43:02 email@example.com
(delivery temporarily suspended: connect to mail.store.com[69.9.xxx.xxx]: read timeout)
I obviously changed a few of the the names.
Thus far the only way i've been able to correct the problem is by doing a
On the mailstore server
Followed by a postqueue -f on the spam filter server.
Currently this email system is not processing a huge amount of email (a few hundred a day at most).