Re: APPEAL FOR URGENT ASSISTANCE
On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 11:32:48PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > with enough undeliverable crap in the queue, the performance of the
> > server will degrade way beyond unacceptable to completely unusable.
> So use a second mta(on the same machine
makes no difference. the performance degradation is due to excessive
disk i/o, which remains the same regardless of whether it's a second
instance of the mta or not.
> , or a different machine) that is just used for handling bounces
> caused by spam.
that works. in postfix terms, use a fallback_relay - any mail not
delivered on the first attempt gets forwarded to the fallback relay.
it's a useful option for any busy list server. it keeps the main list
server running smoothly by offloading difficult deliveries to another
craig sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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