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Re: using zmailer for serious production
On 1 Jul 1997, Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
> I once had sendmail stop emptying its queue because of just eleven
> queued message. I had "* * * * * /usr/sbin/sendmail -q" in cron, but
> these eleven nastily undeliverable messages still made sendmail choke.
That cron line will cause bad things to happen. It will launch a
queueing running sendmail every minute.
As stated in the documentation, the correct way to keep the queue empty
is by running sendmail as "sendmail -bd -q10m", which run the queue every
Remember that in sendmail, messages only go into the queue, if initial