[Mailman-Users] Erratic mail delivery times

Peter Shute pshute at nuw.org.au
Mon Jul 14 13:59:52 CEST 2014

Just for interest, the email below took 15 minutes to arrive back. I'm sure they normally come back way faster than that, which makes me think it's a problem with the Exchange server.

But what sort of problem makes a server take longer to receive a list message than a direct message?

Peter Shute

Sent from my iPad

> On 14 Jul 2014, at 9:44 pm, "Peter Shute" <pshute at nuw.org.au> wrote:
> As a moderator of our list, I know when messages are approved, and I'm seeing very erratic delivery times to my own address, which is on an Exchange server. They used to come through within a minute or so, now they can take 20 minutes or an hour.
> I subscribed my gmail address for comparison, and am finding that the same list messages come through to it as quickly as ever.
> From those observations I would conclude that the Exchange server is having problems receiving external mail, but I've found that test messages sent from my gmail account to my Exchange address come through within seconds.
> Can I assume this has nothing to do with mailman?
> Peter Shute
> Sent from my iPad
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