Re: Limiting bandwidth used by Exim
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On Wednesday 21 April 2004 19:26, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Tom Simnett <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Wednesday 21 April 2004 19:07, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >> "Colin Davis" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> > I am in a small office that uses an adsl connection for its internet
> >> > access. We have a debian box with exim installed to send mail. When a
> >> > large email is send (anything over 1mb really) it hogs all of the
> >> > upstream, disconnects my ssh sessions etc and making using the
> >> > internet impossible until the email has gone.
> >> > Anybody got any ideas for a quick fix?
> >> Get a real internet connection, like a commercial cable connection.
> >> Same price, more bandwidth, and no dealing with the idiotic telcos.
> > If only you lived in the UK! The cable companies and the idiotic telcos
> > are *one and the same*!
> Ah. Write your MP?
Private run telcos. Not a lot you can do. They all offer pretty much the same
deal. And its all pretty much the same price. It just isn't worth it for
small businesses to get a leased line.
Rather have a solution to the problem, than aggravate it more.
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