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Old 04-25-2009, 04:26 AM   #1
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Postfix - send emails at a given time


Hello,

I have a web application installed on a Debian server that sends out a lot of e-mails. Is there a way to configure Postfix to retain the messages in a queue and send all of them at midnight for example?

Thanks!
 
Old 04-25-2009, 11:14 AM   #2
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Hello,

I have a web application installed on a Debian server that sends out a lot of e-mails. Is there a way to configure Postfix to retain the messages in a queue and send all of them at midnight for example?

Thanks!
Not to my knowledge, but you could always have your application schedule an AT job, to send the message(s) at midnight. You don't say anything about it, so it's hard to be more specific, but if it's using a 'regular' command-line string to send the messages, the addition of an at job is fairly trivial.
 
Old 04-27-2009, 06:55 AM   #3
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Hi,

Thanks for the reply. It would be easier to use the "mail" command, unfortunately I cannot change the PHP classes, it's not my code (actually I am not allowed to change them). I was just wondering if I can "play" with Postfix in order to get the job done (similar to a cron job).

Thanks!

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