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EXIQGREP(8) System Manager's Manual EXIQGREP(8)


exiqgrep - Search in the exim queue


exiqgrep [-a] [-c]


The exiqgrep utility is a Perl script which offers possibilities to grep in the exim queue output. Unlike exiqsumm, it invokes exim -bpu itself and does not need to be invoked in a pipe.


Print help
Match sender address (field is “< >” wrapped)
Match recipient address
Match against the site field from long output
Message younger than
Message older than
Frozen messages only (exclude non-frozen)
Non-frozen messages only (exclude frozen)
Display match count
Long Format [Default]
Message IDs only
Brief Format
Reverse order


This manual page needs a major re-work. If somebody knows better groff than us and has more experience in writing manual pages, any patches would be greatly appreciated.


exim(8), /usr/share/doc/exim4-base/


This manual page was stitched together from the source code by Marc Haber <>, using the exiqsumm man page by Andreas Metzler <ametzler at>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

March 26, 2003