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

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