How to flush or delete emails from the postfix mail queue

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Issue

  • /var/spool/postfix/maildrop contains thousands of files
  • How to flush or delete emails from the postfix mail queue

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Postfix

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