Chapter 5. Companion Programs
sendmail distribution comes complete with
several companion programs that can help you use
What’s New with V8.13
Beginning with V8.13,
sendmail offers expanded
output for one program and new command-line switches for a couple of
mailstatsdisplay (Section 5.1.1[V8.13]) includes a count of quarantined messages.
-Dcommand-line switch (Section 5.1.2[V8.13]) allows you to define an alternative to
#as a comment character.
-jcommand-line switch (Section 5.1.3 [V8.13]) allows
vacationto respond to messages, even if a user’s name does not appear in a
-Rcommand-line switch (Section 5.1.4 [V8.13]) allows you to redefine the envelope-sender address from
<>to one of your own choice.
A New mailstats Display
As of V8.13, sendmail can
quarantine messages based on the sender
address so that they may be reviewed before being sent (Section 11.1.2
sendmail program keeps track of the number of
messages quarantined by updating the information in
(24.9.106[3ed]), while the
(5.4[3ed]) summarizes that information.
Prior to V8.13, the output produced by
ended with the column that displayed the number of discarded messages
msgsdis column). Beginning with V8.13, a new
rightmost column has been added (called
that shows the number of messages that have been quarantined:
mailstatsStatistics from Sun Apr 6 ...