Subject: Re: new sendmail spooling and dns
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/2003 21:35:01
>>> 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
that will flush the main queue (as before), except now that sendmail
is sgid smmsp, you don't have sufficient privileges for that as a
regular user (unlike before).
to flush the "client" queue, use "sendmail -q -Ac".
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