On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 12:41:57AM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> I don't know if it has already been mentioned, but the only
> kind of receive confirmation you get from your FreeBSD system
> itself is the success entry in /var/log/maillog which will
> inform you that either the POP/SMTP server facility where
> the recipient has his mail account successfully received
> the message or the information that the "SmartHost" mail
> relay has accepted the message for relaying (in case your
> sendmail subsystem just hands mail over to a relay).
> 
> Any kind of confirmation that the recipient has read the
> message is up to his mail client application.
> 

        eeep! maillog is usually my Last Resort.  thanks for the reminder.
        according to sendmail, the log prints if the message was delivered.

        never know how much is in the recipient's queue, of course... .

> 
> -- 
> Polytropon
> From Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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