[Mailman-Developers] Re: To VERP or not to VERP?
J C Lawrence
Sun, 17 Jun 2001 21:50:23 -0700
On Sun, 17 Jun 2001 20:58:58 +0200
fil <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On my setup (postfix) there's a heavy use of the
> /etc/postfix/transport feature, that redirects all domains with
> which I have a problem (like those that are not always accepting
> mail I send) to a slave machine that is very near (in terms of
> bandwidth) the first one.
Back when I used to do this under Exim by parsing the mainlog for
messages which arrived long before their delivery time. Given a
frequent high enough score on this, I'd then do a domain route to a
similar Bad Mail box.
It was nice to automate it. No attention required.
> It reduces A LOT the disk problems (mostly mailqueue becoming very
> heavy) -- maybe I should continue this way with more domains being
> handled to slave machine(s).
Did you have any automated way to collect and maintain the slow MX
list? One thing I never did was to implement a system to rescind
the "slow" verdict on MXes should they come back to life for a
J C Lawrence email@example.com
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