How to : Exim Remove All messages From the Mail Queue

Exim is a mail transfer agent (MTA) used on Unix-like operating systems. It aims to be a general and flexible mailer with extensive facilities for checking incoming e-mail. For more information you can see Exim documentation.

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In this article Hostripples will show some commands to removing all messages from the Mail Queue. Please Follow the Steps. 

 

Step 1 :  To print a list of the messages in the queue, enter the following command :

# exim -bp

 

Step 2 :  To remove a message from the queue, enter the following command :

# exim -Mrm {message-id}

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Step 3 :  To remove all messages from the queue, enter the following command :

# exim -bp | awk ‘/^ *[0-9]+[mhd]/{print “exim -Mrm ” $3}’ | bash

 

Step 4 :  Dallas Marlow, suggested following clean command:

# exim -bp | exiqgrep -i | xargs exim -Mrm

 

 

That’s it ! 🙂 🙂


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