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How do I rebuild qmail queue if it is damaged or contains a lot of spam messages?

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These instructions are written for RPM-based systems (RedHat, Fedora, CentOS, etc.). Instructions for DEB-based systems (Debian, Ubuntu) can be found in KB article #115980.

Please perform the following steps to recreate Qmail's queue.

Attention!

All current messages will be removed from the queue and cannot be restored.

1. Stop Qmail and xinetd.

/etc/init.d/qmail stop
/etc/init.d/xinetd stop

 

2. Move the current queue to another location.

mv /var/qmail/queue /var/qmail/queue_old

3. Reinstall "psa-qmail" RPM to recreate qmail queue structure with the command:

rpm -Uvh --force psa-qmail....

4. (Optional) Reinstall "drweb-qmail" RPM if you use the Dr. Web anti-virus feature which comes with Plesk.

rpm -Uvh --force drweb-qmail....

5. Start Qmail and xinetd:

/etc/init.d/qmail start
/etc/init.d/xinetd start

Note: You should get both the "psa-qmail" and "drweb-qmail" RPMs from the same Plesk version distributive which is installed on the server.
You can obtain the current "psa-qmail" RPM, "drweb-qmail" RPM, and Plesk build version by running the following commands on Linux systems:


rpm -q psa-qmail
rpm -q drweb-qmail
rpm -q psa



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