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Old 05-13-2003, 12:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy Sendmail seems working but not

After switching from postfix to sendmail,I have successfully installed and so-called "configured" it.

Initially,I can send it.However,when I check my root account(because I want to send to myself),there are nothing,no mail.I tried to type mailq,and I discovered that all of the mail are in queue,It couldn't be sent out!!!!

Do you guys have any suggestions about this problem?Any suggestions would be much appreciated!
Old 05-14-2003, 07:27 AM   #2
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Anyone knows sendmail??I really need to solve this problem.Please help...
Old 05-14-2003, 08:14 AM   #3
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It could be many things. First try this:

sendmail -v -q

If you look at the sendmail documentation, you will see that this command should (verbosely) clear the queue. Check your /var/spool/maillog, or wherever you are logging mail messages.

You can also do mail -v <recipient> which should provide some diagnosable dialogue on the console.


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