processes one of the check_ rule sets (Section 7.1), and when that rule set rejects a message,
sendmail logs one of the following two messages:
... ruleset=rset, arg1=firstarg, discard
... ruleset=rset, arg1=firstarg, reject=reason
Here, rset is the name of the rule set called
(such as check_mail, Section 7.1.2). The workspace passed to the rule set is
indicated by firstarg.
Note that some check_ rule sets (such as
check_relay, Section 7.1.1) take
more than one argument. If so, the workspace is provided with the
first argument separated from the second with a $|
operator. When a second argument is supplied, the log lines shown
earlier will have an arg2= equate added which
shows that second argument.
When a message is rejected, a reason is passed back to the original
envelope sender. That reason is echoed with the