Forum OpenACS Q&A: Response to ns_sendmail stalls out

Posted by Don Baccus on
What kind of 'net connection do you have?  You could be clogging your pipe causing the toilet to overflow :)

It's definitely a problem with your MTA - after all, for several minutes  afterwards it is refusing connections entirely.

I don't know whether exim's faster or slower than qmail etc etc.  However I do know that a properly configured mail server can keep up with a lot of ns_sendmail traffic., for instance, spams more than 30 users every time one of us posts to the bboard ...