B.15 Chapter 15

Section 15.1.4

Host-status information for hosts is purged only if it exceeds the setting of the Timeout.hoststatus option (V8.10 and later).


The new -A command-line switch specifies whether the sendmail.cf or submit.cf file should be used (V8.12 and later).


Also listen on port 587 for message submission (V8.10 and later).


The restrictexpand keyword for the PrivacyOptions option causes sendmail to drop special privileges when the -bv switch is specified by a user who is neither root nor a trusted user (V8.12 and later).


The -G command-line switch indicates to sendmail that a message being submitted from the command line is for relaying and is not an initial submission (V8.10 and later).


The -L command-line switch allows you to change the name used by sendmail when it logs with syslog (V8.10 and later).


As of V8.10, the default for the MeToo option is set to true. As of V8.12 sendmail, the -m command-line switch is deprecated.

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