Stop all manner of periodic scripts from running

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Mar 17 17:52:01 PDT 2009

On Mar 17, 2009, at 5:09 PM, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Although SMTP is denied, I just realized that there are numerous
> messages from periodic scripts that are queued up that can't be sent.
> Can someone advise how to find out each and every periodic script that
> tries to send out email (given a standard install), and/or how to
> disable this?

Besides the answer to disable sendmail listening on localhost,  
consider the following to /etc/periodic.conf:



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