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Offline wRick

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Important EXIM Commands
« on: November 27, 2014, 11:24:34 AM »
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EXIM is a message transfer agent (MTA) for hosts that are highly comfortable and running in Unix or Linux Operating system. Exim server is developed at the University of Cambridge. We can easily manage and configure in server . In this post have shared few executable commands as below

Important Exim Commands :

Here are few Important Exim Commands, which are used daily

01] To print the email queue.

root@rick~]# exim -bpc

02] To remove a particular message

root@rick~]# exim -Mrm message-id

03] Force delivery of single email

root@rick~]# exim -M email-id

04] To remove all messages from the queue, enter:

root@rick~]# exim -bp | exiqgrep -i | xargs exim -Mrm

05] Print what Exim is doing right now:

root@rick~]#  exim -bp | exiqsumm

06] To delete all frozen mails

root@rick~]# exiqgrep -z -i | xargs exim -Mrm

07] Freeze all queued mail from a given sender:

root@rick~]#exiqgrep -i -f luser@example.tld | xargs exim -Mf

08] View a message’s headers:

root@rick~]# exim -Mvh [message-id]

09] Check all mails by username

root@rick~]# exigrep -u username /var/log/exim_mainlog

10] Below command will display total number of emails send as well receive statistics per domain basis.

root@rick~]#exim -bp | exiqsumm | sort -n

11] Delete mails for particular domain which is largest email sender you got by previous step (10).

root@rick~]#exiqgrep -i -r domainname.com | xargs exim -Mrm

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Re: Important EXIM Commands
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2016, 01:15:15 PM »
Very useful commands in exim management. Thank you for sharing.

Offline onliveserver

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Re: Important EXIM Commands
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2018, 10:57:55 AM »

 Exim is by default mail server in WHM/Cpanel, the mail use Exim to controlled all the task of mailing server.
There is some of command to perform task on exim server.
1. exim -bpc   to check no of mail in queue
2. exim -bp  to check the no of mails in queue and also their detail.
3. exim -qff  -v   forcefully send mail from queue.
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