[clug] Keep The MAIL Server Running!

Nedim Hadzimahmutovic h.nedim at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 10:31:31 GMT 2006

I'm using QMAIL, on SuSE 9.1 (the PLESK Linux VPS), for now I have put
a cronjob to restart the mail server every morning. I remember using
daemontools 2 years ago hmm I'l get to figuring it out again...


On 1/22/06, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Mikal
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