Re: Unsent message still in outbox
- From: Jack <ostroffjh sbcglobal net>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Unsent message still in outbox
- Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 19:49:12 -0500
On 2008.11.30 19:44, Peter Bloomfield wrote:
> Hi Jack:
> On 11/30/2008 06:29:26 PM Sun, Jack wrote:
> > [Sorry for the partial message - I hit Send instead of Save.]
> > I tried to send a message and got some SMTP error (of course I
> didn't write it down, that would be too easy). Balsa left the
> message in the
> > Outbox, and I thought the message said it would continue to try
> > sending. It's still there (hours later) and hitting File/Send
> > Mail has no apparent effect. There is an icon of a red "!" in a
> > in the status column. At first, turning on "debug" showed one line
> > about sending when I hit send or send/receive, but now I don't even
> > that.
> > Any suggestions for further debugging?
> > Thanks.
> > Jack
> Balsa will not try to resend that message as long as it has that red
> (is "flagged"). You can toggle the flag off by selecting it, and
> the Message:Toggle flag menu item (Message:Toggle flag:Flagged).
> Then "Send queued mail" will try to send it again. If the SMTP
> problem was temporary, the message may go through this time. If it
> doesn't, that particular message may have a problem, or it may be
> with your SMTP server setup. (Of course, you wrote to the list, so
> you must have at least one good server setup!)
That did the trick. I was pretty sure the problem was transient, but I
didn't realize the flag was blocking resend and I could toggle it.
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