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[SLUG] How do I get nullmailer to start sending from its queue?
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- Subject: [SLUG] How do I get nullmailer to start sending from its queue?
- From: Mike Lake <mikel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2005 22:18:16 +1000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040907i
I have just got mutt & nullmailer working together so that my domain name, from address
etc works but the nullmailer does not send the messages in its queue
until I run nullmailer-send.
man nullmailer says...
" When the program starts, the queue is scanned to build a list of
messages to send. The queue is rescanned when either the trigger is
pulled, or after pausetime seconds have elapsed after the last
failed delivery. When there are no messages in the queue, nullmailer
does no rescanning until the trigger is pulled. Pulling the trigger
consists of opening up the trigger named pipe and writing a single
byte to it, which causes this program to be awakened (if it's not
already processing the queue). This procedure is done by
nullmailer-queue to ensure that messages are delivered immediately. "
The number of seconds to pause between successive queue runs when
there are messages in the queue (defaults to 60). If this is set to
0, nullmailer-send will exit immediately after going through the
queue once (one-shot mode)."
When I send with mutt the email appears in the queue
/var/spool/nullmailer/queue and sits there unless I run as root
Starting delivery, 2 message(s) in queue.
Starting delivery: protocol: smtp host: mail.myisp.net.au file:
smtp: Succeeded: 250 2.0.0 j69C6ZGZ032101 Message accepted for delivery
It seems that I have nullmailer-send running as daemon:
casteret:/etc/init.d# ps ax | grep null
7855 pts/2 S 0:00 /usr/sbin/nullmailer-send -d
7856 pts/2 S 0:00 /usr/lib/nullmailer/smtp -d -s mail.myisp.net.au
But I can wait and wait and it never sends.....
I would like it to send as soon as a message gets into the queue when Im
Caver, Linux enthusiast and interested in anything technical.