Re: Upgrade a mail server
> /etc/passwd should scale to 1300 users, using nscd should solve any
> there. But chances are that changing how you look up user names won't
> any noticable difference in performance.
> The best way of killing performance on a POP server is using
> Use Maildir storage and you'll get huge performance gains.
> I am guessing that you use /var/spool/mail as I can't imagine any other
> of getting performance problems with only 1300 users.
Or he is running this on a 486 ;-)