mailq - Display the mail queue


   mailq [-sort] [-batch]


   mailq displays a list of all messages that have not been delivered yet.
   The display contains: the queue ID; sending user; the size of the
   message and the time the message was created; the return address, and a
   list of the message's recipients. If the message was already delivered
   or failed for some recipients, this will be indicated as well.

   The optional -sort sorts the list according to the messages'
   timestamps, oldest messages first. This may take a while if the mail
   queue is very large.

   The optional -batch uses an alternative, machine-parsable output
   format, one line per message:


   Only the superuser can view the contents of the entire mail queue.
   Everyone else can only see their own messages.


   The 80-column limitation forced a somewhat ugly design.


   cancelmsg(1)[1], courier(8)[2].


   Sam Varshavchik



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       [set $man.base.url.for.relative.links]/courier.html


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