very old messages in /var/spool/

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Nov 7 16:25:45 GMT 2007

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Just delete them. If they are left behind, it's usually due to not
having the other half of the qf/df file pair.

Götz Reinicke wrote:
> Hi,
> MailScanner tells me, that it has still a lot (for our system) of
> messages waiting:
> New Batch: Found 2811 messages waiting
> in /var/spool/, I found messages from Jun 2005 and a lot
> from 2006. A lot of messages ar rubbish or spam.
> Waht to do with the messages or how to monitor which are still goom
> ham mails?
> As usual, thanks for any hints!
> Regards
> Götz


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