[svlug] sendmail help
scott at hijinks.com
Wed Oct 3 10:50:01 PDT 2001
well I am happy with it to a point now.
I have it running a sendmail -q as a cron and the rest is working as a deamon, no more xinetd.
The following message was sent by Aaron T Porter <atporter at primate.net> on Wed, 3 Oct 2001 10:23:47 -0700.
> On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 10:08:19AM -0700, Robert Hajime Lanning wrote:
> > Actualy if the message cannot be sent at that time it gets queued. So
> > you will need it running as a daemon. Not the "-bd", but the "-q15m".
> > Otherwise, the message will sit in the queue forever.
> Nicely solved by putting sendmail -q in a crontab somewhere to run
> every hour or so. Also, most of these linux desktops should probably be
> pointing at an SMTP smarthost to handle the outgoing delivery anyway.
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