If you are running redhat linux 7.x or higher, try
service sendmail restart
That will restart both the sendmail daemon and the queue runner.
Lorin Lund wrote:
> After updating aliases, after running newaliases, I still need to shut
> sendmail down and
> restart it. Is there a 'polite' way to do that? Or is there a way to
> signal sendmail to reload
> the aliases?
> When I look at my 'ps' output it looks like there are two instances of
> sendmail running.
> One says 'accepting connections'
> The other says 'queue runner' (among other things).
> Do they both need to be shut down to have the alias changes take effect?