Mail Not Delivering

Billy A. Pumphrey bpumphrey at
Mon Nov 13 15:06:32 GMT 2006

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> Hi,
> Yesterday my mail stopped getting to the in-boxes. I am using sendmail
> and MailScanner 4.23.11. when I stopped MailScanner, and just started
> sendmail, things get delevered fine, however, during the time it was
> delivering  mail, I sent myself a bunch of test emails, and I never
> them at all. It seems that I have lost mail!
> What happened to that mail? will it be delivered eventually?
> One clue that I noticed in /var/log/messages:
> Nov 10 15:45:32 pipe named[1928]: lame server resolving
> '' (in ''?):
> I will appreciate any help on this...
> Thanks!
> Rick
> --

Try doing this command, which tells sendmail to process messages in
queue (at least for my version).

Sendmail -q -v

Billy Pumphrey
IT Manager
Wooden & McLaughlin

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