MAILQ(1)                          UNIX      Reference      Manual
MAILQ(1)

NAME
     mailq - print the mail queue

SYNOPSIS
     mailq [-v]

DESCRIPTION
     Mailq prints a summary of the mail messages queued  for  fu-
ture delivery.

     The  first  line printed for each message shows the internal
identifier
     used on this host for the message, 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 mes-
sage 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
following
     lines show message recipients, one per line.

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

     The options are as follows:

     -v       Print  verbose information.  This adds the priority
of the message
             and a single character indicator  (``+''  or  blank)
indicating
             whether a warning message has been sent on the first
line of the
             message.  Additionally, extra lines  may  be  inter-
mixed with the
             recipients  indicating  the ``controlling user'' in-
formation; 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.

     The mailq utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error oc-
curs.

SEE ALSO
     sendmail(8)

HISTORY
     The mailq command appeared in 4.0BSD.

4th     Berkeley     Distribution            May     19,     1998
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