postsuper - Postfix super intendent
SYNOPSISpostsuper [-p] [-s] [-v] [directory...]
The postsuper command does small maintenance jobs on the
named Postfix queue directories (default: all). Directory
names are relative to the Postfix top-level queue direc-
By default, postsuper performs the operations requested
with the -s and -p command-line options. postsuper always
tries to remove objects that are neither files nor direc-
tories. Use of this command is restricted to the super-
-s Structure check. Move queue files that are in the
wrong place in the file system hierarchy and remove
subdirectories that are no longer needed. File
rearrangements are necessary after a change in the
hash_queue_names and/or hash_queue_depth configura-
tion parameters. It is highly recommended to run
this check once before Postfix startup.
-p Purge stale files (files that are left over after
system or software crashes).
-v Enable verbose logging for debugging purposes. Mul-
tiple -v options make the software increasingly
Problems are reported to the standard error stream and to
See the Postfix main.cf file for syntax details and for
Number of subdirectory levels for hashed queues.
The names of queues that are organized into multi-
ple levels of subdirectories.
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