Linux Exim Cheatsheet

Exim is a mail transfer agent used on Unix-like operating systems. Exim is free software distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License, and it aims to be a general and flexible mailer with extensive facilities for checking incoming e-mail.

root@linux# exim –bpc Display the number of message in a queue
root@linux# exim -bp Print a list of the messages stuck in the queue
root@linux# exim -bp | exiqsumm Similar as above but will display a summary of how many messages are in the queue, total size etc
root@linux# exim -bP Will print exim configuration
root@linux# exim -q -v Start exim queue run, will attempt to deliver all frozen emails
root@linux# exim -ql -v Start exim queue run for just local emails
root@linux# exim -Mrm <message-id> [ <message-id> ] Remove the specified email from the queue
root@linux# exim -M <message-id>  Force delivery of an email
root@linux# exim -bp | awk ‘{print $3}’ | xargs exim -Mrm Remove all frozen emails from the queue
root@linux# exiqgrep -i -f [email protected] | xargs exim -Mf  Freeze all queued email from sender [email protected]

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