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We're trying to delete 80% or 90% of the emails from a ~200k message queue. Ideally, we would be able to select the messages using regex.

I can see the messages in the queue folder, but just deleting the files seems dangerous.

Are there any utilities or established patterns for doing this?

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There is no built in way. You can google for qmail-delete or a tool like

http://improvise.wordpress.com/2008/03/08/how-to-delete-a-message-from-qmail-queue/

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I usually use qmHandle. http://sourceforge.net/projects/qmhandle/

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