Technote (FAQ)
 
Problem


sendmail will not stay running after it is started with the following
command:

# startsrc -s sendmail


 
Solution

sendmail Does Not Stay Active


Environment

AIX versions 4.2 and later

sendmail must be started with the -bd option if it is expected to stay in the process table and accept connections. Correct syntax is as follows:

     #startsrc -s sendmail -a "-bd -q30m"
 
 
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