[clug] Keep The MAIL Server Running!

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Sun Jan 22 01:33:43 GMT 2006

Daniel Black wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Jan 2006 03:16 am, Nedim Hadzimahmutovic wrote:

>>I have a problem with my mail server wich fails and stops running.
>>This ocures every few days. I cannot find a shell script that would
>>chech if the mial server or some other process is running, and if not,
>>execute the mail server again.
>>If someone can provide me the script I would be very thankful.
> init (entry in inittab)
> or if you using something like qmail it intergrates nicely with daemontools 
> http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html (see supervise program). You may be able to 
> use supervise on other mail servers.

You should probably also work out why it is exitting, and fix the actual 
problem. Log files should help with that.


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