startin, startout, stopms

Gary Alexander garyalex at
Thu Aug 21 09:49:20 IST 2008

2008/8/20 Steve Campbell <campbell at>
> I'm getting hammered today and my input queue just keeps growing and growing. I'd like to
> stop the input queue from receiving more mail but still process what's there using MS. What
> option do I give my /etc/rc.d/init.d/MailScanner command to accomplish this?

Again if you are using sendmail you can use the rate limiting
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