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Description

This function deletes all outbound email messages held in the mail queue for the specified email account.

Important:

In cPanel & WHM version 76 and later, when you disable the MailReceive role, the system disables this function. For more information, read our How to Use Server Profiles documentation.

Examples


 cPanel or Webmail Session URL
https://hostname.example.com:2083/cpsess##########/execute/Email/delete_held_messages?email=username%40example.com


Note:

This example calls the UAPI function via a cPanel session. For more information, read our Guide to UAPI documentation. 

 LiveAPI PHP Class
$cpanel = new CPANEL(); // Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
// Delete the held outbound messages for the specified email address.
$emails = $cpanel->uapi(
    'Email', 'delete_held_messages'
    array(
        'email' => 'username@example.com',
        )
);


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 LiveAPI Perl Module
my $cpliveapi = Cpanel::LiveAPI->new(); # Connect to cPanel - only do this once.
 
# Delete the held outbound messages for the specified email address.
my $emails = $cpliveapi->uapi(
    'Email', 'delete_held_messages'
    {
        'email' => 'username@example.com',
    }
);


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to the LiveAPI System.

 cPanel Template Toolkit
<!-- Delete the held outbound messages for the specified email address. -->
[% execute('Email', 'delete_held_messages', { 'email' => 'username@example.com' } ) %]


Note:

For more information, read our Guide to Template Toolkit documentation. 

 Command Line
uapi --user=username Email delete_held_messages email=username@example.com


Notes:

  • You must URI-encode values.
  • username represents your account-level username.
  • For more information and additional output options, read our Guide to UAPI documentation or run the uapi --help command. 
  • If you run CloudLinux™, you must use the full path of the uapi command:

    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/uapi


 Output (JSON)
{
  "data": 0,
  "errors": null,
  "messages": null,
  "status": 1
}


Note:

Use cPanel's API Shell interface (cPanel >> Home >> Advanced >> API Shell) to directly test cPanel API calls.

Parameters

ParameterTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
emailstring

Required

The email address to query.

A valid email address that the cPanel account owns.

username@example.com

Returns

ReturnTypeDescriptionPossible valuesExample
dataintegerThe number of held outbound email messages deleted from the mail queue.

A positive integer.

Note:

This function returns a 0 value when no messages exist in the queue.

0