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Sendmail, 3rd Edition by Bryan Costales

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Chapter 5. Build and Use Companion Programs

The sendmail distribution comes complete with several programs that can help you use sendmail. All are in source form, and all are built with the Build script (Section 5.1). We list them briefly in Table 5-1, then describe each in the sections that follow.

Table 5-1. Companion programs supplied with sendmail

Program

§

Description

Build

Section 5.1

The script used to build all programs

editmap

Section 5.2

A program to edit database entries

mail.local

Section 5.3

A local delivery agent that can speak LMTP

mailstats

Section 5.4

A program to print the statistics file

makemap

Section 5.5

A program for creating database files

praliases

Section 5.6

A program to dump the aliases file

rmail

Section 5.7

A new rmail program for use with UUCP

smrsh

Section 5.8

A shell that restricts program usage

vacation

Section 5.9

A program for notifying others you are unavailable

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