Manually Clear from Console / Command Line cPanel Exim Mail Queue

To clear the cPanel exim mail queue quickly from a command line / shell use the following commands :


exim -bp | exiqgrep -i | xargs exim -Mrm


The following will remove mails older than 5 mins (300 seconds). Adjust to the time you would like.

exiqgrep -o 300 -i | xargs exim -Mrm 

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