Free up server resources after mail bombing

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cinmar
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Free up server resources after mail bombing

Post by cinmar » 20 Jan 2020 11:30

Hi everybody, recently one server that use our internal EFA (latest 3.0 release) as mail relay had a software issue and started sending lots of email. We isolated the problem and the mail bombing from the server stopped, but EFA server remained overloaded for several hours after the mail bombing started. The web interface was freezed, and connecting via SSH to EFA showed that MySQL process was constantly taking 100% of the server CPU. Is there a way to flush MySQL "queue" to free up server resources in a short time? I am not interested in having those email showed in EFA web interface.
Thanks!

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