really easy Q for someone: what is sendmail's -Ac option?

mikea mikea at MIKEA.ATH.CX
Thu Jul 10 16:44:58 IST 2003

On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 10:43:17AM -0500, Furnish, Trever G wrote:
> Ok, I've always just accepted -Ac as an option for sendmail, but for
> whatever reason today I wanted to verify that it does what I think it does -
> but I can't find it documented. :-(  Then again I've always hated trying to
> find documentation for sendmail so maybe it's just me.
> Could someone enlighten me as to the meaning of the -Ac option to sendmail?
> Is it "aliases check"?

: $man sendmail
: ...
:       -Ac    Use  even if the operation mode does not
:               indicate an initial mail submission.
: ...

Mike Andrews
mikea at
Tired old sysadmin since 1964

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