[olug] mail servers - can sendmail handle this?

Mr Scsi mrscsi at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 15:51:23 UTC 2006

Like you said, I tail the mail log and watch them queue up and get relayed.
I suppose one could use some quick shell foo to parse the log and subtract
queue from submited times for a total time for a message to move through the

On 9/6/06, Ryan Stille <ryan at cfwebtools.com> wrote:
> Mr Scsi wrote:
> > I have the same setup here to route through a secure internal mail
> server
> > that cranks out about 25k emails at once.
> > Sendmail never skips a beat, however the tumbleweed system that is the
> > 'smart host' croaks on a regular basis.
> >
> >
> > Andy.
> >
> >
> Andy, do you know of any useful commands or places I can look at while I
> run the batch of email through?  I'd like to maybe see how many messages
> are in the queue, I don't know what else... suggestions welcome.  I
> could tail the maillog I guess.
> -Ryan
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