Subject: Re: new sendmail spooling and dns
To: Thomas Miller <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/2003 21:10:26
In message <200304010011.h310BoDg010657@aluminum.miller.net>, Thomas Miller wri
>Thank you for your very helpful comments. In particular, you said:
>> when you go back on-line, then the dns lookups can work again, so
>> the queue can be flushed.
>Sometimes I go on line just for a moment and just for the purpose of
>sending mail. So, the solution apparently is to "wake up" the
>queue runner and get it to flush the clientmqueue as soon as I go on
>line. What would be the best way to to sound the reveille bugle?
It's been a long time since I've used sendmail, but 'sendmail -q'
is (according to the man page) the way to attempt delivery of each
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
http://www.wilyhacker.com (2nd edition of "Firewalls" book)