Massive queue buildup

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at
Mon Nov 13 22:55:05 GMT 2006


> Built my first Mailscanner / Postfix box on Friday due to a Sendmail meltdown 
> last week-- was forced to throw this box into production early.
> It ran fine over the weekend, but today there's a massive queue buildup when 
> I run an mqueue-- 10K so far and building.
> Any idea where to look to sort out where it's coming from?

I know this sounds silly, but what about your mail log?

> It's possible the box itself is overloaded, 2 2.4 ghz procs, with a load 
> average of around 13.

Slow DNS lookups? Large bayes db's ect ect ...


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