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POSTKICK(1)                                                        POSTKICK(1)

postkick - kick a Postfix service
postkick [-c config_dir] [-v] class service request
The postkick(1) command sends request to the specified service over a local transport channel. This command makes Postfix private IPC acces- sible for use in, for example, shell scripts. Options: -c config_dir Read the configuration file in the named directory instead of the default configuration directory. -v Enable verbose logging for debugging purposes. Multiple -v options make the software increasingly verbose. Arguments: class Name of a class of local transport channel endpoints, either public (accessible by any local user) or private (administrative access only). service The name of a local transport endpoint within the named class. request A string. The list of valid requests is service-specific.
Problems and transactions are logged to the standard error stream.
MAIL_CONFIG Directory with Postfix configuration files. MAIL_VERBOSE Enable verbose logging for debugging purposes.
The following parameters are especially relevant to this pro- gram. The text below provides only a parameter summary. See post- conf(5) for more details including examples. config_directory (see 'postconf -d' output) The default location of the Postfix and con- figuration files. application_event_drain_time (100s) How long the postkick(1) command waits for a request to enter the Postfix daemon process input buffer before giving up. queue_directory (see 'postconf -d' output) The location of the Postfix top-level queue directory.
/var/spool/postfix/private, private class endpoints /var/spool/postfix/public, public class endpoints
qmgr(8), queue manager trigger protocol pickup(8), local pickup daemon postconf(5), configuration parameters
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Wietse Venema IBM T.J. Watson Research P.O. Box 704 Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA POSTKICK(1)
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