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Old 04-25-2009, 12:39 PM   #1
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Question Postfix Pain - making active queue send quicker?

When sending email with Postfix, sometimes emails are sent on the active queue instantly, other times there is a delay of around 300s.

I've done a ton of reading but can't find out why this is and it's driving me mad. I just want emails to be sent instantly, the server is hardly used and no other emails are being sent.

Please God, someone help me!
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5 minutes ... hmmm. Are you sure your server is causing
this, not the receiving machine(s)? E.g. that nasty method
of spam-prevention where the first contact fails and you're
told to come back in five minutes if you're not a bot?

Have you checked your postfix logs?

Old 04-27-2009, 04:41 AM   #3
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Yes I'm sure, as I've watched the logs and the emails are sitting in the active queue, which is for emails that are to be sent (i.e. no sending attempt has been made, which rules out receiving servers being the issue).


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