Corey Dulecki <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I have FreeBSD 6.2 running on IBM hardware, single CPU. This server > does not have sendmail enabled at all, i.e., in /etc/rc.conf, all four > of the "sendmail_xxx" enablers are set to "NO". Today, the /var > filesystem ran out of inodes. > > I tracked the issue down to files that keep appearing in > /var/spool/clientmqueue. I've researched enough to understand that > these files represent emails that cannot be sent, presumably because I > do not have a mail server running on the system. I do not want to > enable sendmail or any other client; what I want to do is have the > processes which generate these emails send their information to a log, > which I will check manually. I believe these emails are being > generated by the daily/weekly/monthly periodic processes, something > that I didn't even know existed until I ran out of inodes. > > My question is this: How can I make it so that these periodic > processes simply log their messages instead of sending emails that get > stuck in clientmqueue? Alternatively, if I can't do that, how do I > simply turn off these emails entirely so that they are not sent?
Look at "man periodic.conf". The *_output variables are exactly what you want, and there are example values listed. -- Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area http://be-well.ilk.org/~lowell/ _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"