Huge delay delivering mail
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Jun 4 10:56:53 IST 2003
What are the settings from the top of your MailScanner.conf (pretty much up
to and including the Sendmail2 setting).
At 00:10 04/06/2003, you wrote:
>For what I've seen I suspect it's sendmail2 that isn't being called... Does
>this make sense?
>The mail usually takes up to 10 minutes and more to be delivered (this is the
>largest delay I've registered). I suppose it's when sendmail queue is flushed,
>like you said...
>Any tips on what might be wrong?
> > At 13:00 03/06/2003, you wrote:
> > >Hello,
> > >
> > >I've installed mailscanner some time ago, (and I am quite happy with it ;)
> > >). The problem is that it takes too long between receiving the mail
> > >and delivering it to the recipient.
> > >
> > >At first I thought it could be the batch mode. I configured it to scan all
> > >the messages at the moment they arrive. It still takes a lot of time to
> > >deliver...
> > >
> > >any tips or ideas?
> > Check the "Sendmail" and "Sendmail2" settings. Particularly if you aren't
> > using sendmail as your MTA. If these are wrong, it can end up waiting
> > the next queue run happens before delivering your messages.
> > On a lightly loaded system, the latency through MailScanner should be 1 or
> > 2 seconds. Anything much longer than that is wrong.
> > --
> > Julian Field
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