[Mailman-Users] Sendmail/Linux versus PostFix/BSD
ptomblin at xcski.com
Tue Apr 4 18:46:52 CEST 2000
Quoting Jerry Thomas (jerry at scoregroup.com):
> Just a question, I am running mailman on a redhat 6.1 box with sendmail.
> The distribution list which we post to has about 50,000 people on it and is
> getting killed with our weekly mailings. I have heard that FREEBSD with
> postfix is more efficient any suggestions?
Most of the performance hit there is because sendmail sucks. You'll get 99%
of the performance increase by switching MTAs to postfix that you would by
switching MTAs and OSes.
Paul Tomblin <ptomblin at xcski.com>, not speaking for anybody
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