New process for every day the machine has been running
kens at kensnet.org
Sat Nov 9 22:55:41 GMT 2013
Paul Sand wrote:
> * Ken Smith<kens at kensnet.org> [2013-11-08 19:17]:
>> Running Centos 6.4, mailscanner-4.84.5-3, sendmail-8.14.4-8.el6.x86_64,
>> SELinux enabled
>> The machine has one of these processes for each day it has been running.
>> smmsp 18382 0.0 0.0 78164 2064 ? SNs Oct25 0:00
>> sendmail: Queue runner at 00:15:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue
>> Should they be getting killed off somehow.
> I am running pretty much the same setup (except no SELinux). I only
> see one of these processes, started when MailScanner starts. So they
> shouldn’t be getting killed, but you shouldn’t have more than the first
> The Mailscanner startup script is supposed to start the sendmail processes
> itself. (I.e., not through the normal /etc/init.d/sendmail script.)
> So one thing to look at:
> # chkconfig --list sendmail
> Should be:
> sendmail 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:off 6:off
> Just guessing.
chkconfig --list sendmail
sendmail 0:off 1:off 2:off 3:off 4:off 5:off
# chkconfig --list MailScanner
MailScanner 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on 4:on 5:on 6:off
What puzzles me is what starts a new process every day. Nothing in crom
that I can see.
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