[MlMt] Stop bugging me about smtp server being down ?

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Tue Dec 8 07:15:26 EST 2015

On 7 Dec 2015, at 12:13, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:

> On 4 Dec 2015, at 13:18, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
>>> Is there a way I can get mailmate to stop showing a "smtp server" 
>>> error dialog when my VPN is not up
>>> and just keep it in the outbound queue ?
>> I'm afraid not. What you need is some way to take SMTP offline like 
>> it can be done for IMAP accounts or, maybe better, make SMTP quietly 
>> retry (like IMAP). I'll give it some thought.
> What I don't grok is why MailMate most of the time don't tell me, 
> stays silent and happily wait hours/days until I connect to VPN and 
> mails instantly gets sent out.
> So *somehow* mailmate is okey in most cases to not nag me and just 
> keep messages in outbox until connection can be made.
> What is the difference ?

I'm not sure. You can provide log files if you like and I'll see if I 
can spot something:

* Open the Activity Viewer (⌥⌘0).
* Wait until you have seen both types of behavior.
* Use “Help ▸ Send Server Logs” (remove the IMAP logs if you 

Note that the logs can contain small segments of the content of your 
sent emails (I should either change this or add some kind of 1-way 

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