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234915Re: filling incoming queue

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  • Pavel Urban
    Feb 29, 2008
      Victor Duchovni wrote:
      > On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 01:31:38PM +0100, MailingListe wrote:
      >
      >> Zitat von Pavel Urban <urbanp@...>:
      >>
      >>> Hello,
      >>>
      >>> I have quite busy mail server (~2mio mails per day) and it has trouble
      >>> handling 'incoming' queue.
      >>>
      >>> Incoming: 1028210
      >>> Active: 177
      >>> Deferred: 43310
      >>>
      >> Additionally have a look at
      >>
      >> http://www.postfix.org/QSHAPE_README.html#incoming_queue
      >>
      >
      > It is important to keep in mind that frequent "reload" operations may
      > also result in saturated "incoming" queues on systems with a lot of mail.
      >
      > Every time the queue manager is restarted, it moves all mail from "active"
      > to "incoming" to reprocess the queue, if it is restarted again shortly
      > after it never makes any progress.
      >
      > So a key question here is how long the queue manager gets to run before
      > someone (or a cron job?) reloads Postfix. Logs showing either stability
      > or instability of the queue manager "pid" over time would be most helpful.
      >

      Thanks for the tip, but it doesn't seem to be the case

      [root@relay2new ~]# perl -ne 'if (/qmgr\[(\d+)\]/) {print if $last !=
      $1; $last=$1;}' </var/log/maillog
      Feb 26 12:49:33 relay2new postfix/qmgr[30697]: CF10C78C1DA: from=<>,
      size=3596, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
      Feb 27 14:09:50 relay2new postfix/qmgr[15012]: CCF6CF2D982:
      from=<bichromate@...>, size=3436, nrcpt=20 (queue active)
      Feb 28 06:40:53 relay2new postfix/qmgr[23354]: CCF2C808A8C:
      from=<jay6santisuk78@...>, size=1048, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
      Feb 28 08:23:15 relay2new postfix/qmgr[32517]: CC49F7BD1BC:
      from=<byung-uk@...>, size=2346, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
      Feb 28 12:17:39 relay2new postfix/qmgr[29852]: CC9C57B928E:
      from=<yeoman@...>, size=13049, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
      Feb 29 07:27:33 relay2new postfix/qmgr[17158]: CCE867AFA0B:
      from=<elknarf@...>, size=1816, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
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