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mailq


NAME
     mailq - print the mail queue

SYNOPSIS
     /usr/bin/mailq [-Ac] [-q subarg] [-v]

DESCRIPTION
     The mailq utility displays a summary of  the  mail  messages
     queued for future delivery.

     The first line displayed for each  mail  message  shows  the
     internal  identifier  used on this host for the message, the
     size of the message in bytes, the date and time the  message
     was  accepted into the queue, and the envelope sender of the
     message. The second line of the display shows the error mes-
     sage  that  caused this message to be retained in the queue.
     This line will not be displayed if the message is being pro-
     cessed for the first time.

     The mailq utility used to be identical to sendmail -bp.  Now
     it     checks     for     the    authorization    attribute,
     solaris.mail.mailq. If  the  check  for  the  invoking  user
     succeeds,  sendmail -bp is executed with the remaining argu-
     ment vector. Otherwise, an error message  is  printed.  This
     authorization attribute is by default enabled for all users.
     It can be disabled by modifying the Basic Solaris User entry
     in prof_attr(4).

OPTIONS
     The following options are supported:

     -Ac             Like sendmail(1M), this flag tells mailq  to
                     use  submit.cf  rather than sendmail.cf even
                     if  the  operation  mode  does  not indicate
                     an initial mail submission. This will result
                     in the client queue  /var/spool/clientmqueue
                     being  displayed  rather  than  the  default
                     server queue /var/spool/mqueue.



     -qp[time]       Similar to -qtime, except  that  instead  of
                     periodically  forking a child to process the
                     queue, sendmail forks  a  single  persistent
                     child for each queue that alternates between
                     processing the queue and sleeping. The sleep
                     time  is  given  as  the argument. The sleep
                     time default is 1 second. The  process  will
                     always sleep at least 5 seconds if the queue
                     was empty in the previous queue run.


     -qf             Processes saved  messages in the queue  once
                     and  does  not fork(), but runs in the fore-
                     ground.



     -qG name        Processes jobs in  the  queue  group  called
                     name only.



     -q[!]I substr   Limits processed jobs  to  those  containing
                     substr  as  a  substring of the queue id, or
                     not when ! is specified.



     -q[!]R substr   Limits processed jobs  to  those  containing
                     substr  as  a  substring of one of the reci-
                     pients, or not when ! is specified.



     -q[!]S substr   Limits processed jobs  to  those  containing
                     substr  as a substring of the sender, or not
                     when ! is specified.



     -v              Prints verbose information.  This  adds  the
                     priority of the message and a single charac-
                     ter  indicator  (+  or   blank)   indicating
                     whether  a  warning message has been sent on
                     the first line of the message. Additionally,
                     extra lines may be intermixed with the reci-
                     pients that indicate the "controlling  user"
                     information.  This  shows  who  will own any
                     programs that are executed on behalf of this
                     message  and the name of the alias this com-
                     mand is expanded from, if any.



EXIT STATUS
     0        Successful completion.



     >0       An error occurred.



FILES
     /etc/security/prof_attr         local source  for  execution
                                     profile attributes



     /var/spool/mqueue               default server queue



     /var/spool/clientmqueue         client queue



ATTRIBUTES
     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the  following  attri-
     butes:

     ____________________________________________________________
    |       ATTRIBUTE TYPE        |       ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Availability                | SUNWsndmu                   |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     sendmail(1M), prof_attr(4), attributes(5)










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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