sendmail/MS multiple outbound queues?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Thu Mar 9 19:13:13 GMT 2006

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> Gang,
> My setup: MS 4.51.5, sendmail, Solaris 9.  I would like to use
> sendmail queuegroups on my *outbound* email, and I'm puzzled how
> to set up MS and sendmail.  After MS grabs a message out of
> and processes it, I would like /var/spool/mqueue
> to have fastq and slowq directories, with different characteristics.
> Something like (in my file):
> FEATURE(`queuegroup')
> QUEUE_GROUP(`fastq', `Path=/var/spool/mqueue/fastq, I=10m, R=10')
> QUEUE_GROUP(`slowq', `Path=/var/spool/mqueue/slowq, I=2h')
> With an entry in my access.db file of:
>   fastq
> I see the "Outgoing Queue Dir" item in MailScanner.conf, but how
> would MailScanner know how to sort my outbound mail into different
> queues?
Easy. Use a ruleset to set the outgoing queue directory.

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