Performance suggestions?

Derek Winkler dwinkler at ALGORITHMICS.COM
Wed May 21 19:48:09 IST 2003

Apparently this works by using...

/usr/lib/sendmail -bd -ODeliveryMode=queueonly
-O"QueueDirectory=/var/spool/*" &

in the sendmail startup, following what the MailScanner install instructions

BUT, I get this message with MailScanner 4.05

Queue directory /var/spool/ cannot contain sub-directories,
currently contains dir q1

Does this only work with newer versions of MailScanner?

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Spicer [mailto:kevins at BMRB.CO.UK]
Sent: Wednesday, May 21, 2003 1:33 PM
Subject: Re: Performance suggestions?

> Multiple directories (I don't know how you configure
Sendmail to
>deliver to multiple queue directories, but surely one of the
sendmailers out
>there can help)...

I dug this out...

its for 8.10 but I think still valid in 8.12.  A couple of gotcha's

Don't take the advice on that page about making some queue directories
symlinks to other partitions - MS won't like that and it will actually
increase the work your machine has to do, because of needing to copy the
data into the outgoing queue.Don't forget to make them subdirectories of not mqueue!  I'm not sure whether MS makes use of the xf
files, if not maybe worth taking the advice about symlinking that to

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