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Re: Exim4 mailq

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 11:51:15AM -0400, Stephen Allen wrote:
>Clive Menzies wrote:
>> On (28/09/06 10:59), Stephen Allen wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 10:34:14AM -0400 or thereabouts, celejar wrote:
>>>> On 9/28/06, Stephen Allen <stephen.d.allen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Right. May have to.
>>>>> Thanks Clive.
>>>> Have you tried 'exim -qff' ?
>>> Hello Celejar:
>>> Yes, actually tried '-qf' prior as well -- No change in the 'q'.
>>> It seems strange that Exim4 would break, if the network to the SMARTHOST
>>> is down. One would assume that it would carry on as usual once the
>>> connection was restored.
>> another thought:
>> dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config
>Yeah I don't really want to resort to that -- If one has to do such a
>draconian measure then I would think this is a bug in Exim4, no ?
>Surely one shouldn't have to do this to fix a mailq issue.

You can look at the log for a particular message like so:

# exim4 -Mvl <message-id>

and if you want to retry delivery on a particular message,

# exim4 -M <message-id>

This will thaw a particular message id:

# exim4 -Mt <message-id>

that should be enough to get you going.

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