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I was checking the mailroot/Queue folder on my SMTP server and found quite a good number of .eml files struck in there.

For many messages in the Queue folder, eml file says -

'This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.  
Unable to deliver message to the following recipients, due to being unable to 
connect successfully to the destination mail server.    
       xxx@hotmail.co
'

Though it's quite clear that it is because of the wrong email address with
hotmail.co instead of hotmail.co.uk

What can I do to remove this message from queue folder so that mail server doesn't keep on trying to send such messages with wrong email addresses?

Thank you!

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Can you update the question with which mail server software is running? It could also be people didn't hit the m for .com. –  becomingwisest Sep 19 '11 at 16:17
    
updated - it is an SMTP server –  iniki Sep 20 '11 at 9:01
    
That isn't helpful; we need to know which SMTP server: postfix, sendmail, exim, exchange, lotus notes, qmail, something else? –  MadHatter Sep 20 '11 at 9:34
    
Not very sure about which SMTP server :-( But, I think we are using SMTP server on IIS 6.0. –  iniki Sep 20 '11 at 10:48
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