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Re: exim dying on slink



On Fri, Sep 10, 1999 at 12:00:45PM -0400, drew@penguin.ipunet.com wrote:

> I've recently installed a system with Slink, and set it up as
> a mail hub for our domain.  We also run a type of mailing list
> from another box, which our mail hub acts as a smarthost for.

> However, when the mailing list sends out email (anywhere from
> 1-2 thousand at once), after a number of successful deliveries,
> the mail hub stops accepting connections on port 25.

> In order to send any more, I have to kill -HUP inetd.

If you're handling that volume of mail you probably ought to set up exim
as a standalone server on the hub - running it from inetd is a convenience 
for small sites, but doesn't win much for bigger sites.

-- 
Mark Brown  mailto:broonie@tardis.ed.ac.uk   (Trying to avoid grumpiness)
            http://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/~broonie/
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