Causes sendmail to clear the high-bit
of every incoming byte, or
8bitmime, which causes
sendmail to preserve the high-bit
Uses ARPAnet/Grey-Book protocols to transfer mail (see §36.7.3).
Runs as a daemon (just as with -bd below), but doesn't fork and doesn't detach from the controlling terminal (see §36.7.4).
Forks, detaches from the controlling terminal, and runs as a daemon, listening for incoming SMTP connections and handling them as they arrive (see §36.7.5).
Purges (zeroes) persistent host status information (see §36.7.6).
Prints persistent host status information (see §36.7.7).
Initializes the aliases(5) databases (see §24.5.1).
(The default) causes sendmail to read a message from its standard input and to send the read message (see §36.7.9).
Prints the contents of the queue (see §23.4).
Runs SMTP on standard I/O (see §36.7.11).
Runs in rule-testing mode (see 38.1).
Verifies the addresses root and bob (see §36.7.13).
Uses /tmp/test.cf as its configuration file (see §36.7.15).
HoldExpensive option to true
Debugging mode to facility 0, level 4 (see §37.1).
Sets the sender's full name to Jolly Roger (see §36.7.20).
Sets sender's address to email@example.com (see §36.7.21).
Sets the minimum hop count to 20 (see §36.7.22).
IgnoreDots option to true
Gives the macro $r the value UUCP (see §31.2).
MeToo option to true
Says to never return DSN NOTIFY information
when a message bounces
Can also be -N
give notification on successful delivery, failed delivery, or
Suppresses aliasing (see §24.6).
MaxQueueRunSize option to 100
QueueDirectory option to /tmp
Sets the protocol stored in the $r macro to UUCP and the host stored in the $s macro to sonya (see §36.7.32).
Runs sendmail in the background, waking up once every 30 minutes to process the queue (see §23.6.1).
Processes the queue once, delivering to all recipients in any queued message that contains at least one recipient at aol.com (see §22.214.171.124).
Bounces only the headers of
a message. -R
full bounces headers and body
Is a (deprecated) synonym for -f.
SaveFromLine option to true
(deprecated, see §34.8.59).
Timeout.queuereturn option to 5 days
Gathers the list of recipients from the message's headers (see §36.7.38).
Makes this the initial MUA to MTA submission (see §36.7.39).
Sets the DSN ENVID string to cookie9167B5AS34 (see §36.7.40).
Runs in verbose mode (see §36.7.41).
Logs both sides of all SMTP transactions to the /var/tmp/smtp.trace file (see §26.4).