[Mailman-Users] Return to performance
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Jul 11 00:27:01 CEST 2003
At 10:52 PM -0400 2003/07/09, Jon Carnes wrote:
>> sendmail option seemed to really help. I'm down to 4 to 10 minutes
>> with most messages at 6.
> It really helps when you move those slow MTA's to the end of the line,
> they don't block the messages getting out to the quicker ones.
That is another recommendation common to the papers by Kolstad,
Chalup, Christensen, myself, etc....
> Yes. Postfix. For you that would be a fairly easy change. RedHat 9
> comes with an MTA changer that will move you over to Postfix
> automagically. I don't know the effect that will have on Mailman, but
> I've heard from third-hand sources that it works fine (which I find
Out-of-the-box, postfix tends to be well-designed for use with
mailing lists. With work (and some money), you can configure
sendmail to outperform even postfix on the same box, but this is not
> BTW: I looked at the the other fellows recommend web-sites. This one
> seemed worth the trip, and a good recommendation for reading (though a
> bit dated). Most of it was general to any Mail server.
Nick's got a good paper, but when it comes to mailing lists,
don't ignore the papers by Kolstad or Chalup.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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