[Mailman-Users] Finding a Particular Outbound Message

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Apr 22 00:28:17 CEST 2008

Brad Knowles wrote:

>McNutt Jr, William R wrote:
>> Mailmain is currently not sending traffic.  But that's okay at the
>> moment.  One of my users wants to cancel a message she's sent.  Normally
>> I couldn't do this, because traffic goes out too fast for me to catch
>> it.
>> But since right now nothing's moving, I told her I'd try before I
>> re-started mailman.  Where would I look to find an outgoing message?
>Depending on where your version of Mailman is installed, that would be in 
>${MAILMANHOME}/qfiles/out/.  Otherwise, it has already been handed off to 
>the MTA.

Or, depending on what part of Mailman's processing isn't running, it
might be in qfiles/in/. You can use bin/show_qfiles to list the
contents of the queue entries.

Note if the Mailman problem is OutgoingRunner and the message is in
qfiles/out/, it may already have been archived.

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