exim and queue

Martin.Hepworth martinh at solidstatelogic.com
Fri Jan 25 13:57:15 GMT 2008


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Martin Hepworth
Snr Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300

> -----Original Message-----
> From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org [mailto:freebsd-users-
> admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Pete French
> Sent: 25 January 2008 13:47
> To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org; peterki at korbitec.com
> Subject: Re: exim and queue
> > I have an exim server and every Thursday we send out over 30000 mails,
> > our current smtp_accept_queue_per_connection is defaulted to 10, I want
> > to change this to 100, anyone think this might cause a problem?
> I am not sure how this will help you - you are *sending* lots of mails
> not reciving them arent you ? That variable controlls what happens to
> incomming mail, not outgoing.
> I used to send a lot of bulk email via exim - generally I fund the best
> technique was to queue it, and then have a queue runner on a very short
> interval with a fairly high maximum number in parallel. That way you end
> up
> with a lot of parallel deliveries after a short time, and it seems to
> be fairly efficient.
> -pete.
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