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Postfix Delete All Email Messages Linux Commands

If you are running your own mail server you may need to delete messages. If you would like to delete them all use this command. you must be logged in as root.

postsuper -d ALL

 

The next command will let you delete all email in the queue that is from a certain domain. You will have to be logged in as root.

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postqueue -p | tail -n +2 | awk 'BEGIN { RS = "" } /@example\.com/ { print 1 }' | tr -d '*!' | postsuper -d -

 

If you only want to delete emails from a specific email address run this command. Make sure you are logged in as root.

postqueue -p | tail -n +2 | awk 'BEGIN { RS = "" } /[email protected]\.com/ { print 1 }' | tr -d '*!' | postsuper -d -

 

This last linux command works to delete a single message:

postuper -d 070788B31

 

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Postfix Delete All Email Messages Linux Commands was last modified: October 6th, 2017 by Maximus Mccullough

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