[Mailman-Users] Mailman is being a processor sponge.... very slow delivery...
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Aug 30 06:44:19 CEST 2014
Ecklund, Morgan writes:
> The new environment is CentoOS 6.2 Postfix Mailman 2.1.16rc2.
If you have Yahoo! and/or AOL subscribers, you really want to upgrade
to Mailman 2.1.18-1.
> So we noticed right off the bat that Mailman was maxing the
> processor and filling memory and later I found that it was filling
> up the hard drive...
Why do you think it's Mailman and not Postfix or your virus checker etc?
None of these are normal behavior for Mailman, and I don't know of any
common problem in Mailman that causes all three at once. My guess is
a configuration problem that is causing a mail loop or something like
that, or a permission problem.
If it's a permission problem with Mailman, it can be detected and
probably fixed with bin/check_perms.
> Where is it hung up how can I clear it out?
It seems likely something's hung up writing to disk. What is being
written? What do the logs of the applications in the pipeline say?
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