Clearing Sendmails Mailq

Roger McCalman roger at
Sun Nov 7 11:37:36 GMT 2004

On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 07:10:18AM -0000, Dave Tiger wrote:
> Hi List,
> How do I clear the messages in sendmails mailq.

I delete the files from /var/spool/mqueue. For each entry in the queue
sendmail creates 2 files, 1 for control info and the other for the
content of the mail.

It has worked for me in the past.

Cheers, Roger

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