processing backlog

Matt Hampton matt at
Sat Jan 14 10:02:57 GMT 2006

Doc Schneider wrote:
> Is there a way for me to just have MailScanner handle a huge backlog of
> e-mails and not accept any new incoming?

Not a mailscanner function - this is the MTA responsibility.  If it was
my machine and I was happy of the stability of the primary then I would
stop the MTA process that is listening for new mail.

> I've got a big full of new mail and MS seems to be only
> churning through like 20 or so an hour.



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