program to check the status of the mail queues.
This utility reports on the number of messages
waiting for delivery.
For example, when logged in as root or mmdf,
/usr/mmdf/bin/checkque | more
Here is an example of output from checkque:
Thu May 9 16:07: 2 queued msgs / 80 byte queue directory 4 Kbytes in msg dirIf a queue is backed up with waiting mail, you can manually force deliver(ADM) to deliver the mail using this command:
2 msgs 4 Kb (local ) local : Local Delivery deliver start : Thu May 9 15:15 deliver message : Thu May 9 15:15 deliver end : Thu May 9 15:15 / 0 hours *** WAITING ** First message : Wed Apr 24 16:03
The -w option directs deliver
to output informative messages as it attempts to deliver the mail.
manual page for additional options.
You can review the output for abnormalities, such as a
rejected sender or recipient.
For a complete description of checkque, see the