Qmail Interview Questions & Answers part 2

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Q: – Which Groups and Users are required to start QMAIL Server ?

Groups :- nofiles
qmail

Users :- qmaild
alias
qmaill
qmailp
qmailq
qmailr
qmails

Q: – Which antivirus you have used with Qmail?

ClamAV antivirus

Q: – Where Clam AV quarantines the e-mails?

Clam AV quarantines the e-mails in /var/spool/qmailscan/quarantine

Q: – What is the role of "qmail-send" process ?

qmail-send – deliver mail messages from the queue

Q: – Which web based interface you have used to manage vpopmail?

Vqadmin

Q: – What is maildrop?

Maildrop is a mail filtering agent which can be used to filter messages as they arrive on the server.

Q: – What is Qmailadmin?

Qmailadmin is going to provide us with a nice web based interface for administering mail accounts once they are setup through Vpopmail (or Vqadmin). From Qmailadmin we can create mailboxes, aliases, forwards, mail robots, mailing lists.

Q: – By which user we run ClamAV?

qscand user

Q: – How to check, qmail server is up or down ?

We can use qmailctl command to check the status of qmail server.

# qmailctl stat

/service/qmail-send: up (pid 30303) 187 seconds
/service/qmail-send/log: up (pid 30304) 187 seconds
/service/qmail-smtpd: up (pid 30305) 187 seconds
/service/qmail-smtpd/log: up (pid 30308) 187 seconds
messages in queue: 0
messages in queue but not yet preprocessed: 0

Submitted By:-Payal Chauhan            Email-ID: – payalchauhan@ibibo.com

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