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Old 09-03-2010, 04:48 AM   #1
zzycn
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CentOS 5.5 Sendmail start failed


Hi all:

I am really new with Centos and sendmail, my sendmail start failed and i really need help.

server os is:
CentOS release 5.5 (Final)

sendmail version is:
sendmail-8.13.8-8.el5

after i type /etc/init.d/sendmail start; i get error message:

[root@abc mail]# /etc/init.d/sendmail start
Starting sendmail: sendmail: usage: sendmail [ -t ] [ -fsender ] [ -Fname ] [ -bp ] [ -bs ] [ arg ... ]
[FAILED]

the error is the same with command :

service sendmail start

any helps would be very much appreciated!

Last edited by zzycn; 09-03-2010 at 04:49 AM.
 
Old 09-03-2010, 05:07 AM   #2
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well you need to actually look at your log files and config, e.g. /var/log/messages as the first port of call.
 
  


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