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    Default how clean postfix queue?

    i have postfix queue full, as u can ses:

    Code:
    $ mailq
    [snipped]
    -- 7290 Kbytes in 2551 Requests.
    i have an handy script of one line that i use in my postfix servers to clean the queue, here it is:

    Code:
     cat clean_queue
    mailq | tail -n +2 | grep -v '^ *(' | awk  'BEGIN { RS = "" } { if ($7 == "'$1'" ) print $1 } ' | tr -d '*!'| postsuper -d -
    i need superuser privilges to run it and i need to be su as zimbra user to have his env

    thsi is what i get:

    Code:
    su - zimbra
    
    cd log/my_script
    ./clean_queue root@this.domain.it
    postsuper: fatal: use of this command is reserved for the superuser
    how can i recode the small script to overcome thsi issue?

    tia

    -m

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    phoenix is offline Zimbra Consultant & Moderator
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    Why not put 'sudo' in front of the word 'postsuper' in your one line script?

    I think the questions to ask are: which queue is full and why is the queue full?
    Regards


    Bill


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