Summary of support files
This is a summary of the support files
creates or generates.
Many of these can be changed by editing the sendmail.cf file;
these are noted below.
sendmail; should be setuid root.
link to /usr/lib/sendmail;
causes the alias database to be rebuilt.
Running this program is completely equivalent to giving
prints a listing of the mail queue.
This program is equivalent to using the
in textual form.
help file used by the SMTP HELP command;
the actual path of this file is defined
in the H option of the sendmail.cf file.
If you wish to collect statistics about your mail traffic,
you should create this file:
cp /dev/null /usr/lib/sendmail.st
chmod 666 /usr/lib/sendmail.st
Print this file with the command
The actual path of this file is defined in the S option
of the sendmail.cf file.
process id file.
Created in daemon mode;
contains the process id of the current SMTP daemon.
If you use this in scripts,
use ``head -1'' to get just the first line;
later versions of
may add information to subsequent lines.
textual version of the alias file.
alias file in db format.
directory in which the mail queue
and temporary files reside;
this directory should be mode 700 and owned by root;
the actual path of this directory is defined in the
Q option of the sendmail.cf file.
control (queue) files for messages.
temporary versions of the qf files,
used during queue-file rebuild.
transcript of the current session.
Advanced sendmail configuration
IDENT protocol support
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003