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Purge frozen messages in Exim

Terminal - Purge frozen messages in Exim
exipick -zi | xargs exim -Mrm
2010-01-13 21:53:43
User: markszabo
Functions: xargs
-2
Purge frozen messages in Exim

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exipick -zi | xargs --max-args=1000 exim -Mrm
2012-12-12 20:46:22
User: jasen
Functions: xargs
Tags: bash awk exim
0

do 1000 at a time so that if your doodoo is deep you can avoid avoid "command-line too big" error

for i in `mailq | awk '$6 ~ /^frozen$/ {print $3}'`; do exim -Mrm $i; done
2010-01-13 21:28:45
User: rjamestaylor
Functions: awk
Tags: bash awk exim
-2

Although Exim will purge frozen (undeliverable) messages over time, the command "exim -Mrm #id#" where #id# is a particular message ID will purge a message immediately. Being lazy, I don't want to type the command for each frozen message, so I wrote the one-liner to do it for me.

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