Any sample init.d scripts for sendmail on CentOS 6?

Peter H. Lemieux mailscanner at
Thu Aug 1 05:37:03 UTC 2019

MailScanner 4 managed start/stop for SMTP daemons; MailScanner 5 
apparently does not.

However I did find this:

I'll give that a try in the morning.


On 7/31/19 9:58 PM, yuwang wrote:
> Since you run MailScanner, you should let the MailScanner start/stop 
> sendmail.
> James
> On 2019-07-31 12:43, Peter H. Lemieux wrote:
>> I just installed 5.1.3-2 on a CentOS 6 box.  Does anyone have a
>> modified /etc/init.d/sendmail script or a diff?  Doing surgery on
>> these scripts has always been a bit daunting for me.  I appear to have
>> got starting worked out, but stopping isn't working so well.  I guess
>> I could just use "killall -9 sendmail", but I'd prefer something more
>> elegant if possible.
>> Thanks!
>> Peter

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