Return a message to its sender.
Command Qualifiers Defaults
message-id[,...]A comma separated list of one or more message identification numbers shown with a previous
directorycommand. Ranges are allowed.
Queued messages may be returned to their originator with the
returncommand. The messages to be returned are specified by their message identification numbers shown by the most recent
directorycommand. That number appears in the leftmost column of the
directorycommand listing. Ambiguous message numbers must be qualified by the proper channel name with the
The returned message is in two parts. The first part explains the reason why the message is being returned; the text of the reason is contained in the file
return_bounced.txtfile located in the PMDF language-specific directory. The second part of the returned message contains the original message itself.
Return all messages shown by the last
directorycommand. When used in conjunction with the
-channelqualifier, only those messages shown by the last
directorycommand for the specified channel will be returned. Unless
-noconfirmis specified with
-all, you will be required to confirm any
Specifies the name of the channel from which to return messages. Wildcards are not permitted.
-confirmis specified, you will be prompted to confirm each message return operation.
Specifies whether informational messages for each message return operation are generated.