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Re: /var/spool/mqueue/ is empty, but Sendmail keeps on sending messages



Hi again.

I've just emptied '/var/spool/clientmqueue' directory and it looks the
queue is really emptied now.

Checking '/var/log/maillog':

----------------
Feb 20 02:36:06 www sendmail[6653]: alias database /etc/aliases rebuilt by root
Feb 20 02:36:06 www sendmail[6653]: /etc/aliases: 98 aliases, longest
66 bytes, 2288 bytes total
Feb 20 02:36:06 www sendmail[6658]: starting daemon (8.13.1):
SMTP+queueing 01:00:00
Feb 20 02:36:06 www sm-msp-queue[6667]: starting daemon (8.13.1):
queueing 01:00:00
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On 2/20/06, thomas Armstrong <tarmstrong gmail com> wrote:
> Hi.
>
> I want to remove Sendmail messages queue. I've deleted every files
> within '/var/spool/mqueue/' (it's empty), but when restarting Sendmail, it
> tries to send more and more messages.
>
> I empty this directory, but when restarting Sendmail I find more
> messages again. I get these two lines within /var/log/maillog:
>
> --------------------
> Feb 20 02:15:22 www sendmail[5850]: k1KAF921005777:
> from=<myaccount mydomain com>, size=33214, class=-60, nrcpts=1,
> msgid=<200602200851 k1K8pTqD024 www myserver com>, bodytype=8BITMIME,
> proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=myserver [127.0.0.1]
>
> Feb 20 02:15:22 www sm-msp-queue[5847]: k1K8pTqD024357:
> to=john anotherdomain com, delay=01:23:53, xdelay=00:00:00,
> mailer=relay, pri=260891, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0,
> stat=Sent (k1KAF921005777 Message accepted for delivery)
> --------------------
>
> Does anybody know to stop this queue?
>


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