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       exinext - Finding individual retry times


       exinext address|message-id


       A utility called exinext (mostly a Perl script) provides the ability to
       fish specific information out of the  retry  database.   Given  a  mail
       domain  (or a complete address), it looks up the hosts for that domain,
       and outputs any retry information for the hosts or for the domain.   At
       present,  the retry information is obtained by running exim_dumpdb (see
       below) and processing the output.  For example:

         exinext piglet@milne.fict.example
         kanga.milne.fict.example: error 146: Connection refused
           first failed: 21-Feb-1996 14:57:34
           last tried:   21-Feb-1996 14:57:34
           next try at:  21-Feb-1996 15:02:34
         roo.milne.fict.example: error 146: Connection refused
           first failed: 20-Jan-1996 13:12:08
           last tried:   21-Feb-1996 11:42:03
           next try at:  21-Feb-1996 19:42:03
           past final cutoff time

       You can also give exinext a local part, without a domain, and  it  will
       give  any retry information for that local part in your default domain.
       A message id can be used to obtain retry information  pertaining  to  a
       specific  message.   This  exists  only  when  an  attempt to deliver a
       message to a remote host suffers a message-specific error (see  section
       42.2).   exinext  is  not  particularly  efficient,  but  then it isn't
       expected to be run very often.


       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 spec.txt by Andreas Metzler
       <ametzler  at>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but
       may be used by others).

                                March 26, 2003