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sagelike
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Lost Election??

Post by sagelike » Mon Aug 20, 2007 3:31 am

I'm running MEMTA -debug and it runs through the initialization process and then starts spitting out line after line of Lost Election.

What the heck does that mean?

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Resetting messages in inbound queue for List Server Connector
No outgoing message files in inbound queue for List Server Connector
Resetting messages in inbound queue for POP Connector
No outgoing message files in inbound queue for POP Connector
Initalised MTA Connector Collector Thread for List Server Connector
Resetting messages in inbound queue for SF Connector
No outgoing message files in inbound queue for SF Connector
Initalised MTA Connector Collector Thread for POP Connector
Resetting messages in inbound queue for SMTP Connector
No outgoing message files in inbound queue for SMTP Connector
Initalised MTA Connector Collector Thread for SF Connector
Initalised MTA Connector Collector Thread for SMTP Connector
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.
Lost election.

MailEnable-Ian
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Post by MailEnable-Ian » Mon Aug 20, 2007 6:04 am

Hi,

Usually this means that you are running the MTA in debug mode while the MTA is running normally as a service. Stop the MTA within the administration console first then run the MTA in debug mode within a command prompt.

Regards,

MailEnable Support.

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Post by MailEnable » Mon Aug 20, 2007 12:12 pm

As Ian said, the MTA is running in debug mode and is writing out a text note to indicate that it is attempting to wrestle with another instance of the MTA to see who assumes the role as master. You most likely have another instance of the MTA running (most likely the service itself is running). If you intend to run the MTA in debug mode, you should probably stop the existing MailEnable Mail Transfer Agent Service.
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Post by dslchiphead » Tue Oct 02, 2007 8:36 pm

I have a two-node cluster setup. I have the same problem logging "Lost Election" every second to the debugging log file and I am not running debugging ("memta -debug") at a Command Prompt. Is debugging turned on because I have the Debug Log file turned on via ME MMC console which in turn sets the registry entry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mail Enable\Mail Enable\Agents\MTA\Debug Enabled = 1?

Thanks,

Dave

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Re: Lost Election??

Post by keith@vfsremote.com » Tue Aug 09, 2016 3:11 pm

I also have a two node cluster setup and am having the same issue. Is there a way to assign a master MTA to one of the two?
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Re: Lost Election??

Post by keith@vfsremote.com » Mon Dec 12, 2016 5:56 pm

Issue still exists on 9.53 and no response yet.
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