[Mailman-Users] Problem with qrunner and too much incoming mail
satyap at satya.virtualave.net
Sun Nov 5 03:35:26 CET 2000
On Nov 4, 2000 at 10:30, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
>So one of the problems is that the handoff between Mailman and the MTA
>is synchronous with some aspect of the MTA's delivery to the remote
>site, namely dns lookup. One of the first things you need to do is
>break this synchrony, either by improving the dns lookup on the MTA
>side or putting the MTA in asynchronous mode for local message
>acceptance. Basically you want Mailman to just say "here, don't
>process this yet, just drop it in your outgoing queue and deal with it
>later." This might be related to DSN (delivery status notification);
Okay... there's this howto on Linux: Linux Mail-Queue mini-HOWTO
Queue Remote Mail + Deliver Local Mail The Configuration Changes Nec-
cessary to Make Sendmail Deliver Local Mail ***Now*** While Stashing
Remote Mail in The Queue Until "I Say So".
Which may work. It is sendmail-specific, though.
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