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Date:      Tue, 17 Mar 2009 17:51:46 -0700
From:      Chuck Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
To:        Steve Bertrand <steve@ibctech.ca>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Stop all manner of periodic scripts from running
Message-ID:  <A6706B94-774C-4AD2-AEB8-210A111A49BA@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <49C03BB7.1040009@ibctech.ca>
References:  <49C03BB7.1040009@ibctech.ca>

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On Mar 17, 2009, at 5:09 PM, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Although SMTP is denied, I just realized that there are numerous
> messages from periodic scripts that are queued up that can't be sent.
>
> Can someone advise how to find out each and every periodic script that
> tries to send out email (given a standard install), and/or how to
> disable this?

Besides the answer to disable sendmail listening on localhost,  
consider the following to /etc/periodic.conf:

daily_clean_hoststat_enable="NO"
daily_status_mail_rejects_enable="NO"
daily_status_include_submit_mailq="NO"
daily_submit_queuerun="NO"

Regards,
-- 
-Chuck




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