Max Children and List Server Lagging

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at
Thu Nov 16 07:55:05 GMT 2006


> I just installed a couple days ago MailWatch for my MailScanner box.. great
> tool.
> However, I've noticed now that I can see the # of children MailScanner has
> running that it seems to be ignoring my Max Children setting.
> I have Max Children set to "5", but recently we were doing a large mailing
> (we house a few mailing lists) and I noticed that it said there were 20+
> SendMail procs and 11 MailScanner children.

I have seen this also where a box started swapping like crazy, the max MS 
# was set to 10, but if i was looking i had at least 30 MS childeren in 
the SA stage...

Julian, does this sound familliar?


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