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Old 10-17-2006, 01:25 AM   #1
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Question How to delete postmaster mails


Was wondering how to delete postmaster mails either thru cyrus commands or any other way. The postmaster mailbox is filled with Mailer deamon mails and the size of the mailbox is around 8 GB. we need to delete these mails. Cant seem to login normally to this account. Is there a access limitation to viewing this mailbox (root..?). Any help appreciated.

Am an amateur btw..

Old 10-17-2006, 01:48 AM   #2
Omer Fadul
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usually the postmaster email is root email,
to delete the contenet of this file simply: echo > /var/spool/mail/root


delete, mails

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