q line

Reason an envelope was quarantined V8.13 and later

When an envelope is quarantined (Queue Quarantining on page 438) the reason is stated in this q line. The q line is not part of a qf file, but is actually in the quarantined hf file.

qreason

Here, the reason can be manually inserted using sendmail’s command line, or automatically inserted via the access database or rule sets.

Get sendmail, 4th Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.