Orphan files in /var/spool/mqueue.in

Chris Conn cconn at abacom.com
Fri Nov 24 19:57:39 GMT 2006

> This is a known issue with a particualr version of 8.13 which I don't
> have access to to check.  This is when a milter or other connection
> checker times out and the orphan files are left behind.
> CHeck on the sendmail site for the bug
> matt

I am looking for this info, as I have the problem as well; however, I do not 
use any milters?  I have several servers that do this.

I see this on servers running both sendmail 8.12 and sendmail 8.13?

I run a script now and again


cd /var/spool/mqueue.in/
find ./ -daystart -ctime +1|xargs rm


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