Re: [Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-23 Thread Anthony Baxter
Chris Withers wrote Shane Hathaway wrote: It's the call to mailhost.send() which is slow. I'd love to know why :S How much influence does the the mail server speed have to this? How can I measure it? ;-) Set up Sendmail on localhost and see if the problem goes away.

Re: [Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-23 Thread Matt Hoskins
Note that if you set up sendmail on a local box, make sure it either handballs stuff off to a smarthost straight away, or you have stuff set up to check for sendmail getting upset and just queuing messages for ever. Normally you'd notice breakages on your mail server - but your web server

[Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-18 Thread Chris Withers
Kapil Thangavelu wrote: sent. i was planning on doing this from python with either calls to the mailhost or smtplib. MailHost uses smptlib now, IIRC It's the call to mailhost.send() which is slow. I'd love to know why :S How much influence does the the mail server speed have to this? How can

Re: [Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-18 Thread Shane Hathaway
Chris Withers wrote: It's the call to mailhost.send() which is slow. I'd love to know why :S How much influence does the the mail server speed have to this? How can I measure it? ;-) Set up Sendmail on localhost and see if the problem goes away. Sendmail (and most other mail servers) will

Re: [Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-18 Thread Chris Withers
Shane Hathaway wrote: It's the call to mailhost.send() which is slow. I'd love to know why :S How much influence does the the mail server speed have to this? How can I measure it? ;-) Set up Sendmail on localhost and see if the problem goes away. localhost is a windows NT

Re: [Zope] mailhosts and mail server speed

2000-08-18 Thread Shane Hathaway
Chris Withers wrote: localhost is a windows NT workstation ;-) ^^ This is the real problem and you know it. ;-) Hmm, I think our mailserver, which I was using for this, does a DNS check on the domain names to make sure they exist. I wonder if this is what is