Re: Qstat and Postqueue
- Sriram Nyshadham wrote:
[please don't top-post]
> No Sahil,What is Qstat and where did it come from? All the references
> Qstat is also used for Postfix.
I find on google indicate it's part of qmail. It's certainly
not part of postfix. I would always trust an official postfix
utility before a non-postfix utility, and far before some
> I just found that postqueue also displays the repeated attempts to connect to any mail server(s) which are not accepting mails. That's why the count becomes bigger.No, but your "wc -l" command will count blank lines and
multiple recipients. This will give an inflated view of the
queue, especially if you have some messages with a large
number of recipients.
> I believe qstat gives the right value.It's possible for both numbers to be right, for some value of
right. Postqueue is known to be correct and to work as
documented, the jury is still out on Qstat.