Basic commands to manage Exim mail server
The Exim is a light weight & highly configurable message transfer agent (MTA) for Unix or Unix-like operating systems with GNU licence.
When I have to manage web server, I like to use Exim for my applications due to the easiness.
We can easily manage
exim via command line.
exim -bp- shows messages in queue
exim -bpc- shows the no.of messages in queue
exim -bP- shows the current configurations of exim
exim -bV- shows the version and configuration file of exim
exiwhat- Finding out what Exim processes are doing
exim -qf- Force another queue run
exim -qff- Force another queue run and attempt to flush frozen messages
exim -Mvl messageID- View Log for message
exim -Mvb messageID- View Body for message
exim -Mvh messageID- View Header for message
exim -Mrm messageID- Remove message (no errors sent)
exim -Mg messageID- Give up and fail message, message bounces to sender
exiqgrep -zi- List Mail ID (-z : frozen mails only, -i : display message IDs only)
exim -M emailID- Force delivery of one message
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