mail stuck in sendmail's queue
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Wed Sep 19 15:36:41 MDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 15:22 -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> Jonathan Duncan wrote:
> > Do you want to just remove them? Or have them delivered?
> > If you want to remove them you should be able to find them in the /
> > var/spool/mqueue (on FreeBSD probably something similar under Linux)
> > directory.
> I want them delivered. As it stands now the message was successfully
> delivered to everyone on the list up to the point of the bad address.
> Now I've fixed the bad address and want it ti just send the rest of the
> messages. I can see them in /var/spool/mqueue, but I have no idea how
> to force sendmail to give them another shot.
This will fork into the background and start processing the queue.
sendmail -v -q
This will stay in the foreground and display the progress of each
message as it goes. It is slower since it won't fork a separate process
per message, but will clearly explain the process.
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