Solved

How do I delete spam messages that are outbound in my queue?

Posted on 2008-10-08
9
437 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I notice that there are som spam messages in my queue that have no sending address and some that do have a sending address but subject is spam.  They dont leave the queue and are supposed to be going outbound.  What do i do with them besides delete them?  Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:TriCountyIT
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Justin Durrant earned 250 total points
ID: 22670813
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:univision-computers
ID: 22670823
 
ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/pss/Tools/Exchange%20Support%20Tools/Aqadmcli/ 
   
Download and run, then enter this:  
   
delmsg flags=all  

This is a pretty good tool to use if you have an exchange server...It deletes all the messages in the queue however. Run it from the exchange server. It's a good tool if you just want to empty the queue.
0
 

Author Comment

by:TriCountyIT
ID: 22670829
Will this tool delete ALL teh messages in the Q
0
Is Your AD Toolbox Looking More Like a Toybox?

Managing Active Directory can get complicated.  Often, the native tools for managing AD are just not up to the task.  The largest Active Directory installations in the world have relied on one tool to manage their day-to-day administration tasks: Hyena. Start your trial today.

 
LVL 23

Expert Comment

by:Justin Durrant
ID: 22670841
^^ it will. Be careful. :)
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:univision-computers
ID: 22671654
Yeah it will wipe out all the messages....but if you have 10,000+ NDR or spam messages in the queue and don't want to pick through them...then use the tool. :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:TriCountyIT
ID: 22671681
is there a way to check the source ip of those messages?  I think they are coming interally
0
 
LVL 25

Assisted Solution

by:kieran_b
kieran_b earned 250 total points
ID: 23010386
It is unlikely that they are coming from the inside - inside viruses will use their own SMTP engine, not Exchange.

Enable message tracking, and run through the first link posted.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:TriCountyIT
ID: 31504322
Thank you Kieran_b and jjdurrant.  This worked well.
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

In-place Upgrading Dirsync to Azure AD Connect
An introduction to the wonderful sport of Scam Baiting.  Learn how to help fight scammers by beating them at their own game. This great pass time helps the world, while providing an endless source of entertainment. Enjoy!
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question