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strongmantech Newcomer 8 posts since
Dec 5, 2012
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Apr 29, 2013 1:16 PM

Released Email Delay/Some Never Received

When one releases an email from their quarantine, it sometimes take 20 minutes before the email is actually received by the end use, and sometime, never at all.


Why is there such a delay? Why would some emails get "lost". And, if lost, what can be done about it, as it's no longer available from any view/role in the quarantine.

  • Brad McGarr McAfee Employee 154 posts since
    Dec 4, 2012
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    1. Apr 29, 2013 1:34 PM (in response to strongmantech)
    Re: Released Email Delay/Some Never Received

    Greetings Tom,


    There can be a wide range of causes for such symptoms. For example I just spoke with a client who released a message from quarantine, but when the SaaS Cloud attempted to deliver the message it was denied by the exchange server for being over size, but I have also seen Exchange level content filtering kick a message back, and even issues such as Backpressure.


    My recommendation in this case is to contact the support organization that works with your account and investigate further to find the root cause.


    However, I can say that regardless of the error that is seen when a message is released, once it is released from quarantine it is treated like all other email and isn't retained on the system and would need to be resent. Finding if an error is being encountered after the release will be the first and most important step.

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  • frankm Apprentice 62 posts since
    Jan 10, 2013
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    2. Apr 29, 2013 2:14 PM (in response to Brad McGarr)
    Re: Released Email Delay/Some Never Received

    I feel a feature update would be to allow released/deleted quarantine messages to be retained for a short period of time, e.g. 3-5 days,

  • pm_nate McAfee Employee 17 posts since
    Dec 6, 2012
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    3. May 1, 2013 1:57 PM (in response to strongmantech)
    Re: Released Email Delay/Some Never Received

    I've added a feature enhancement request for being able to release without the delete action. In the meantime, be sure to open a support ticket to find out why your releases aren't getting through.




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