very old messages in /var/spool/

Scott Silva ssilva at
Wed Nov 7 17:42:20 GMT 2007

on 11/7/2007 6:59 AM Götz Reinicke spake the following:
> 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
If they are that late, they are of no value. Either delete or move them.

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