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On Sat, Jun 21, 2003 at 05:33:49PM -0400, John Von Essen wrote:
> Could someone please explain rc.sendmail to me? I am unclear why it 
> does what it does. I currently have everything enabled in rc.conf:
>     mta_start_script="/etc/rc.sendmail"
>     sendmail_enable="YES"
> (1) sendmail_flags="-L sm-mta -bd -q30m"
>     sendmail_submit_enable="YES"
> (2) sendmail_submit_flags="-L sm-mta -bd -q30m 
> -ODaemonPortOptions=Addr=localhost"
>     sendmail_outbound_enable="YES"
> (3) sendmail_outbound_flags="-L sm-queue -q30m"
>     sendmail_msp_queue_enable="YES"
> (4) sendmail_msp_queue_flags="-L sm-msp-queue -Ac -q30m"
> With the above settings, when I do a 'make start', only (1) and (4) get 
> started. If I set sendmail_enable="NO", then only (2) and (4) start. If 
> I set sendmail_enable="NO" and sendmail_submit="NO", then only (3) and 
> (4).
> This doesn't make any sense to me. For starters, why would I ever want 
> just (3) and (4) running? Furthermore, I can't seem to get (1), (3), 
> and (4) to all start together. I imagine people would want those three 
> since you need your main sendmail running, and you could have a need 
> for an "always-on" queue runner for mqueue and clientmqueue.

Anyhow, here are a couple of answers I prepared earlier, which you
might find useful:





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