I'm running a server with Plesk 9 and QMail (The OS is a bit outdated and the server is going to be decommissioned when the last few sites are moved/gone).
One of the hosting clients has had his email compromised by a virus or some other, which has meant his email address has been sending huge amounts of bulk email to non existent addresses and now he's getting an influx on bouncebacks. I'd advised him to change his password and make sure he gets whatever it is infected his PC cleaned.
I would like these bouncebacks gone - for his sanity and for my servers health, I can't access the mail queue in plesk anymore (it hangs on loading, presumably because of the volume of crap thats now in there). So I searched for a command line way, found this:
Unfortunately, step 3 doesn't work: rpm -Uvh --force psa-qmail..... (yes, I did the rpm -q and got the full package ID) - it just says 'no such file or directory'.
Can anyone help me to either rebuild the mail queue, or, I found a folder in /var/qmail/queue called bounce, which is full, presumably of rubbish (the few I looked at the contents of definately were, but I can't look at every one).
Perhaps I can just delete from that folder?
Any suggestions please?