sendmail/MS multiple outbound queues?

Greg Matthews gmatt at
Fri Mar 10 10:01:18 GMT 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-09 at 19:13 +0000, Julian Field wrote:
> Easy. Use a ruleset to set the outgoing queue directory.

except I've never got this to work, MS just seems to spread all the mail
around the queue directories regardless of my rules. For instance I have
in MailScanner.conf:

Outgoing Queue Dir = %rules-dir%/outgoing.queue.dir.rules

and the outgoing.queue.dir.rules file looks like:

To:     *     /var/spool/mqueue/qBGS
To:     *     /var/spool/mqueue/qBAS
To:     *    /var/spool/mqueue/qGROUPWISE
To:     *     /var/spool/mqueue/qGROUPWISE
To:     *        /var/spool/mqueue/qGROUPWISE
To:     *       /var/spool/mqueue/qSOC
To:     *       /var/spool/mqueue/qSOC
FromOrTo:       default         /var/spool/mqueue/qDEFAULT

The whitespace is all tabs in the actual file. When I look at the qf
files in these directories, they dont correspond to the expected
destination addresses. The directories seem to be used randomly.


> - -- 
> Julian Field

Greg Matthews           01491 692445
Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford

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