[Mailman-Users] mailman processor sponge?

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 8 19:19:06 CEST 2014

On 05/08/2014 07:51 AM, Ecklund, Morgan wrote:

> Now the processor is close to 100%. Messages are going out slow.
> I followed some trouble shooting guides to many to mention.

What does 'top' show about the processes using the CPU? If the
process(es) is/are python processes, do 'ps -fw' on their PIDs to see
exactly which runners they are.

Is your 'out' queue backlogged? The symptoms are a lot of files in
qfiles/out (if this is the CentOS/RedHat package that's probably

Also, Mailman's 'smtp' log which contains entries like

May 08 08:39:11 2014 (5288) <message_id> smtp to listname for nnn
recips, completed in tt.ttt seconds

If the queue is backlogged, each timestamp will be tt.ttt seconds
following the preceding entry.

If the queue is backlogged, see some results of

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