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MAILQ(1)		    General Commands Manual		      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 ac-
       cepted into the queue, and the envelope sender  of  the	message.   The
       second  line shows the error message that caused	this message to	be re-
       tained 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.

       -q[!]I substr
	      Limit  processed	jobs to	those containing substr	as a substring
	      of the queue id 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.

       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:	2002/09/26 23:03:39 $		      MAILQ(1)

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