Restarting sendmail after config change ?

Chris Conn cconn at ABACOM.COM
Wed Nov 24 18:41:18 GMT 2004

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Richard Curtis wrote:
> I am writing a script for adding hosted domains to our server.
> When I add a hosted domain, I need to add it to the sendmails virtusertable
> and local-host-names.
> I have tried to use /etc/init.d/MailScanner reload but this does not
> rebuild
> the virtusertable.db file.
> What is the correct way to do this ?
on my redhats, I have a script that does this:

make -C /etc/mail
kill -HUP `head -1 /var/run/`

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