Performance with postfix
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Thu Apr 2 16:07:30 IST 2009
1GB od ram is probably the limiting factor with your current system
Are you using sa-compile to compile the SA rules?
How many mailscanner children do you have configured?
On Thu, 2009-04-02 at 15:52, JC Putter wrote:
> Hi i am busy testing what load my mailscanner box can handle.
> i am running an intel 2.4Ghz with 1GB RAM and a normal SATA HDD drive
> using Postfix as MTA all RBL's are in SA al running on Centos 5.2
> i am using smtp-source to test sending 2000 messages at once and i not
> getting the results i was hoping for it, after 24 min of running there
> are still 1300 messages in the queue.
> is the normal or bad, postfix is a fast mta, i also noticed that
> mailscanner scans messages in batches of 30, and it really takes a
> long time for the 30 messages to be placed back in the queue.
> procs -----------memory---------- ---swap-- -----io---- --system--
> r b swpd free buff cache si so bi bo in cs us
> sy id wa st
> 0 0 187204 43488 19036 65140 1 1 7 23 73 7 5
> 0 94 0 0
> again am i asking too much from the hardware or is there something i
> can do to increase performance? '
> i am using a caching dns server and added
> none /var/spool/MailScanner/incoming tmpfs
> defaults 0 0
> in fstab
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