[Mailman-Users] Increasing the Speed of Email Delivery

Adam McGreggor adam-mailman at amyl.org.uk
Fri Dec 18 01:30:00 CET 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 04:14:03PM -0600, Derrick Wooden wrote:
> I will be upgrading to:
> Xeon 3450 - SATA - Quad Core 2.66 GHz - 250 GB IDE/SATA, 7200rpm - 4GB DDR3
> RAM; RedHat/cPanel

Regarding cPanel, see <http://wiki.list.org/x/sYA9>.

> and wanted to know if my email deliver would be much faster.

You've not said which MTA, how that's been tweaked, how the spools are
handled (or indeed, partitioned), what else the machine's doing, the
connectivity of the machine, ISP infrastructure, destination servers,
geography/latency, or a ~bundle~ of other things.

> Any assistance/direction with server configuration would be greatly
> appreciated.

There have been some recent posts on this, that I didn't pay much
attention to, but they'll be in the list archive. ISTR djb's Qmail
being involved by the OP, and others suggesting the use of a different

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