Retry delays

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Dec 2 00:45:04 GMT 2008

on 12-1-2008 12:30 PM Devon Harding spake the following:
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 2:27 PM, Adam Gross <agross at
> <mailto:agross at>> wrote:
>     What has worked for me is stopping MailScanner (killall -9
>     MailScanner) and leaving the MTA running.  When I'm done with the
>     mailbox server I run check_mailscanner to start it back up and it
>     starts chugging away.
> Yea...but I didn't want to stop MS from receiving mail.  just not
> forward to my Exchange server till it was ready.  Were are the delay
> settings in send mail?  How can I increase them?
> -Devon 
Sendmail defaults to 4 days. Is that long enough?
If not, look in for
define(`confTO_QUEUERETURN', `4d')dnl
and change the 4d to whatever you need.
Then recompile to your

MailScanner is like deodorant...
You hope everybody uses it, and
you notice quickly if they don't!!!!

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