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Old 03-20-2010, 09:29 PM   #1
elainelaw
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sendmail problem


I use REDHAT EL 3 server , I found that the sendmail service have problem , the /var/spool/mqueue direcoty have many files , I read the content , these mails are send to root user ( from and to address is also root user ) , every 2 minutes created a few files .

Now the sendmail and syslogd process are running very high CPU usage , I tried to restart sendmail , but still not work , the mail is still generated to mailq , can advise what can i do ? thx

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Old 03-20-2010, 10:21 PM   #2
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:28 PM   #3
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this morning I have removed the files in /var/spool/mqueue , the sendmail / syslogd and the CPU usage is resumed normal , but some files still created to it , so I think the problem is persist , can advise what can i do ? thx
 
  


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