OT: Statistics of an MTA (backend)

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Thu Apr 14 18:48:42 IST 2011

Not sure exactly what you are looking for then, but there used to be a 
thing called MailScanner-MRTG that shows things like copies of MS, 
number of messages in quarantine, space used in the filesystem, and a 
few other things that is plotted by MRTG for you. It's kind old, but 
I've got it running on my machines.


On 4/14/2011 1:17 PM, Eduardo Casarero wrote:
> I do have vispan, but i am more interested in the internal behaviour 
> of the server. internet -> mta / mta -> internet is already covered. 
> But i have little expertise on the storage side of the server.
> 2011/4/14 Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com 
> <mailto:campbell at cnpapers.com>>
>     VISPAN?
>     steve
>     On 4/14/2011 12:58 PM, Eduardo Casarero wrote:
>         Hi, everybody. i am sorry for the OT, but i was wondering if
>         someone can share some backend (MTA) statistics. I need to
>         build a test server to store emails and give imap/pop3 (this
>         is already working), but i need some "real-world" info about
>         email flow to big email servers.
>         I have this kind of questions for deployments of servers with
>         more than 1000 users:
>         - How many emails are recieved per day or per hour (bussiest
>         hours)?
>         - Average Quota?
>         żAny other relevant data?
>         This is just to get an idea any comment will be appreciated.
>         Thanks!
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