[olug] sendmail help - speed up delivery from the queue
obiwan at jedi.com
Tue Feb 19 23:20:01 UTC 2008
> Ok, that MAX_DAEMON_CHILDREN setting is my sendmail.mc file. I think I
> understand how this works, a sendmail.cf file can be generated from a
> sendmail.mc file. I not sure mine ever has been. When I used webmin to
> edit a few sendmail options, I saw that it added lines to the
> sendmail.cf file without ever modifying the sendmail.mc file.
> So is there a corresponding setting in the sendmail.cf file that relates
> to the MAX_DAEMON_CHILDREN option in sendmail.mc?
dnl define(`confMAX_DAEMON_CHILDREN', 12)dnl
in /etc/mail/sendmail.mc, then running
make -C /etc/mail
to re-gen your sendmail.cf. That works on a RHEL/CentOS/Fedora box.
> Sendmail is so confusing...
Yeah, that's why I switched to Postfix. There's fewer knobs to turn.
Ben "Obi-Wan" Hollingsworth obiwan at jedi.com
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Giver of all good things, so if I stand, let me stand on the
promise that You will pull me through. -- Rich Mullins
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