alan at batie.org
Sat Aug 2 12:47:43 PDT 2003
While I'm posting, I thought I would mention a couple timing tweaks I've
had to incorporate:
1. A number of my users are from Intel, which uses Exchange. I'm not
sure if it's specific to their configuration or not, but it seems to
retry every 10 minutes for a few times, then give up before the hour
has passed. Kinda makes sense for them, since they want timely
delivery for business mail, or to know they need to call the person
if it's urgent. Anyway, I set the retry time limit down to 5 minutes
to solve this problem, and it seems to be just as effective. For now.
2. Cablespeed on the other hand, seems to opt for the other direction,
presumably assuming that if a system is down, it's down for a while
and thus not worth wasting resources on, and doesn't retry for many
hours, more than the 5 in the default configuration. I've just
changed that to 10 hours to see if that helps... (I'd whitelisted
them, but then another relay turned up, and if they've got two,
they've probably got more).
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