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Date:      Mon, 09 Jul 2007 13:06:41 -0400
From:      Rob <r17fbsd@xxiii.com>
To:        Jean-Paul Natola <jnatola@familycareintl.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: reboot in single user
Message-ID:  <46926B21.20102@xxiii.com>
In-Reply-To: <3A85D7EF44E1C744BF6434691F5659E9702CF8@www.fcimail.org>
References:  <3A85D7EF44E1C744BF6434691F5659E9702CF8@www.fcimail.org>

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Jean-Paul Natola wrote:
> How long will this take- as stopping  the daemons (spamd/clamd etcc..) will
> cause a halt in my incoming mail?

Only a temporary halt.  SMTP was designed for intermittent / flaky connections.  
The sending servers will just try again, for a few days typically,  if it fails on the initial attempt(s).

  -RW



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