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Two sendmail processes, why?

Two sendmail processes, why?

Two sendmail processes, why?


Dear all,
after allowing remote sendmail connections by setting the value of the local_only to 'false' ie

#svccfg -s sendmail setprop config/local_only=false
#svcadm refresh sendmail

we have TWO sendmail processes called 'sendmail -Ac -q15m' and 'sendmail -bd -q15m'.
For what reason I mean which mailer config file (sendmail.cf, submit.cf, local.cf) is used for
sending mail out of this Solaris 10 5/09 x86 box?

THX for any hint!

RE: Two sendmail processes, why?

I don't ever remember changing that property, but my system already seems to be configured that way.

I would guess submit.cf is the one used by outgoing mail, since the sendmail -Ac process is running under the smmsp (sendmail message submission programme) user, and -Ac tells it to use that file.


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