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Purpose of the "queue.dat" and "queue.bad" files ? Can I delete the ".BAD" ?

Posted on 2003-11-12
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Browsing thru directories, I found 2 files "queue.dat" and "queue.bad", can someone tell me what's the purpose of these files ? Since this "queue.bad" have a size of 1.25GB, the last modification date back to august 2003 and have the ".bad" extension, can I delete this file without causing any problems?

Thanx and sorry for my poor english
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"The queue.bad file isn't used by the IMS. It's probably a copy of the queue.dat, made before domeone deleted the queue.dat file. You can safely delete it.

The queue.dat file is what the IMS uses to maintain "state" information on mail in the process of being delivered, inbound and outbound. "

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