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MAILQ(1)							      MAILQ(1)

NAME
       mailq - print the mail queue

SYNOPSIS
       mailq [-Ac] [-q...]  [-v]

DESCRIPTION
       Mailq prints a summary of the mail messages queued for future delivery.

       The  first  line printed for each message shows the internal identifier
       used on this host for the message with a possible status character, 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  shows  the	 error	message that caused this message to be
       retained in the queue; it will not be present if the message  is	 being
       processed  for  the  first time.	 The status characters are either * to
       indicate the job is being processed; X to indicate that the load is too
       high to process the job; and - to indicate that the job is too young to
       process.	 The following lines show message recipients, one per line.

       Mailq is identical to ``sendmail -bp''.

       The relevant options are as follows:

       -Ac    Show the mail submission queue specified in  /etc/mail/submit.cf
	      instead of the MTA queue specified in /etc/mail/sendmail.cf.

       -qL    Show  the	 "lost"	 items in the mail queue instead of the normal
	      queue items.

       -qQ    Show the quarantined items in the mail queue instead of the nor‐
	      mal queue items.

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

       -q[!]Q substr
	      Limit processed jobs to quarantined jobs containing substr as  a
	      substring of the quarantine reason or not when !	is specified.

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

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

       -v     Print  verbose  information.  This adds the priority of the mes‐
	      sage and a single character indicator (``+'' or blank)  indicat‐
	      ing whether a warning message has been sent on the first line of
	      the message.  Additionally, extra lines may be  intermixed  with
	      the  recipients indicating 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 command expanded
	      from, if any.  Moreover, status messages for each recipient  are
	      printed if available.

       Several	sendmail.cf  options influence the behavior of the mailq util‐
       ity: The number of items printed	 per  queue  group  is	restricted  by
       MaxQueueRunSize	if  that  value is set.	 The status character * is not
       printed for some values of QueueSortOrder, e.g., filename, random, mod‐
       ification,  and none, unless a -q option is used to limit the processed
       jobs.

       The mailq utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
       sendmail(8)

HISTORY
       The mailq command appeared in 4.0BSD.

			 $Date: 2007/03/22 18:21:27 $		      MAILQ(1)
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