[Mailman-Users] Long delay before delivering

J C Lawrence claw at 2wire.com
Wed Oct 31 19:12:50 CET 2001

On Wed, 31 Oct 2001 16:43:28 +0100 
Edwin Ringersma <edwin at introweb.nl> wrote:

> I'm experiencing long delays between actual delivery to mailman
> wrapper and the delivery to the mailboxes of the subscribed users.

How long?

> Crontab is installed as suggested. so qrunner every minute,
> gate_news every 5 minutes.  

First guesses are:

  -- a poorly configured MTA (especially sendmail)
  -- a high percentage of bad/slow MXes
  -- no local cacheing nameserver and a very slow external nameserver

J C Lawrence
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