[Mailman-Users] Clearing out admin messages

postal worker mailman at epic.org
Mon Aug 25 21:33:00 CEST 2003

At 8:50 -0700 2003:08:25, Morgan Fletcher wrote:
>Our spam filter seems to have sprung a leak, and one of our lists (mailman
>2.0.8) now has over 1000 messages in the admin queue. We'd like to just
>clear it out without using the web interface. I searched for the solution
>but could not find it. How can we clear that queue en masse?

I use the brute force of going to /var/lib/mailman/data/  & rm'ing 
all the heldmsg* files for a list.

Then, when you enter the web interface, it will tell you that request 
is missing but otherwise not complain.

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