How To Limit The Number of Running Sendmail Processes in Solaris (Doc ID 2005332.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2015

Applies to:

Solaris SPARC Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A system becomes unresponsive due to many running sendmail processes.

 

Changes

This can happen if a large number of mails arrive in a short time on a system that is acting as a sendmail server or relay.

 

Cause

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