Running and testing sendmail
To run sendmail in its entirety
after running mkdev cf,
start the sendmail SMTP server daemon
using the command in the /etc/rc2.d/P86sendmail script.
If you do not start this daemon, sendmail will only deliver outgoing
messages that are not queued and incoming messages from UUCP that
are not queued.
Test sendmail by creating and sending mail messages with
There are three sources for information about sendmail processing:
error messages which sendmail mails to the mail sender if mail is
the logging mechanism; messages are logged through the
facility (the location of log files is defined in /etc/syslog.conf)
and the logging level is set as an option either in the configuration
file or as an argument to sendmail
debugging levels selected as an argument passed to sendmail
Tuning sendmail configuration
Editing the daemon invocation
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003