Reference Tables

This section includes reference tables for sendmail command-line arguments, configuration options, mailer flags, and processing options.

Command-Line Arguments

The following sections describe the arguments for sendmail that you can use on the command line. The arguments are briefly described in Table 15.

Table 15. Command-Line Arguments for sendmail
Argument Description
-bx Set operation mode to x. Operation modes are listed below.
 m Deliver mail (default).
 a Run in Arpanet mode.
 s Speak SMTP on input side.
 d Run as a daemon.
 t Run in test mode.
 v Just verify recipients.
 i Initialize the Aliases database.
 p Print the mail queue.
 z Freeze the configuration file.
-Cfile Use a different configuration file.
-dlevel Set debugging ...

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