mail queue

Discussion in 'General' started by Toucan, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Toucan

    Toucan New Member

    My control panel is reporting a mail caught in the mail queue:

    Data from: 2010-11-22 17:30
    -Queue ID- --Size-- ----Arrival Time---- -Sender/Recipient-------
    30CC73A699 1637 Thu Nov 18 22:00:33 [email protected]
    (host[] said: 450-4.2.1 The user you are trying to contact is receiving mail at a rate that 450-4.2.1 prevents additional messages from being delivered. Please resend your 450-4.2.1 message at a later time. If the user is able to receive mail at that 450-4.2.1 time, your message will be delivered. For more information, please 450 4.2.1 visit j13si12153857ybc.41 (in reply to RCPT TO command))
    [email protected]

    -- 2 Kbytes in 1 Request.

    I'm not sure how this message has been generated. The address it's sending to appears to have spammer reports.

    How to do i clear the mail from the queue?
  2. drewb0y

    drewb0y Member

    Well you have a couple options.
    If you want to just delete the message, you can do the following form the console.

    To see the message id
    To delete the message you can do
    postsuper -d (message id)
    Or you can also temporarily hold the message to retry later
    postsuper -h (message id)
    To release it from hold when you wish to retry
    postsuper -H (message id)
    And last if you want to flush the queue you can use
    postqueue -f
    As far as the message itself getting bounced, it looks like there is not much that can be done as it is on Googles side.

    Good luck!

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