|FROM ||Paul Charles Leddy
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] The new mail server
|Maybe it was coincidence, but Outlook on my Windoze box -at- work (for
email only) kept crashing while I was using Cygwin to ping the out via
the office wireless router. Like every half hour.
You gotta hand it to 'em for making real junk. Where would we/Linux be
On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 11:35 PM, Paul Robert Marino
> Yea ive seen a flood of automated emails sent via one postfix server kill a
> farm of 20 ms exchange servers with a accidental denial of service attack.
> It was the funniest thing I've ever seen because all of the windows SA's in
> charge of the MS Exchange farm swore it was impossible despite the warnings
> from the Linux SA's.
> Just goes to show you don't turn on emails from a monitoring system until
> you have tuned it properly, and certainly don't think that windows can keep
> up with Linux.
> On 1/31/2010 11:14 PM, Ruben Safir wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 05:54:01PM -0500, Ron Guerin wrote:
>>> Oh, and for whatever it's worth, as a subscriber to this list, I see one
>>> very tangible improvement in the new setup vs. the old one. The
>>> response time for messages to make the round trip over here was always a
>>> long one, and now the list is quite snappy.
>>> - Ron
>> You have to hand that to postfix. I assume there was always a way of
>> making sendmail faster, but I never knew enough about it to make it so.