[Mailman-Users] Stop Mailman from re-send messages

Hung Phan phanh at canby.k12.or.us
Mon Feb 28 20:03:09 CET 2011

Thank you very much for your answer, Mark.
We follow this Exim cheatsheet http://bradthemad.org/tech/notes/exim_cheatsheet.php and clear out the Exim queries. We, however, are not very clear about the suffix D denote in front of some recipients. Anyone has knowledge about the suffix? 

Thank you,

On Feb 25, 2011, at 9:36 AM, Mark Sapiro wrote:

> Mark Sapiro wrote:
>> Hung Phan wrote:
>>> How do we stop Mailman from re-sending out messages in the query? and How do we clear the entire query out? Can we remove certain messages from the query? Mailman version 2.1.12 and Exim 4
>> To clear the retry queue, do
>> rm /path/to/mailman/qfiles/retry/*
> And I neglected to say to remove only certain messages, use Mailman's
> bin/show_qfiles or bin/dumpdb to examine files in
> /path/to/mailman/qfiles/retry/ and then just remove the ones you don't
> want. Note that of the two, only dumpdb shows the metadata that
> includes the recipient list, but show_qfiles accepts multiple file
> arguments and dumpdb does not.
> Also, if this question relates to your prior post about "Emails to a
> specific email domain get error", those messages are queued in Exim,
> not Mailman. See "man 8 exim" for information on exim queues.
> -- 
> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
> San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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