[nSLUG] Re: Force sendmail to "send now"?

Ben Armstrong synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca
Sun Oct 22 09:09:54 ADT 2006


Mike Spencer wrote:
> Hm... It looks like just sendmail -q should do it.  Requires a close
> reading of the book.  I'm not perfectly clear on how it works when
> yourun sendmail from the commandline while an instance is already
> running as a daemon but it looks like that's supposed to do it.
>   

Yes, that's by design.  You might also want to look at
/etc/network/ifdown.d/.  For instance, on Debian, postfix has a hook
here to run down the queue just before the network is disconnected.

Ben

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