[Mimedefang] Slave numbers [was: MySQL Greylisting - server has gone away]

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Mon Mar 20 15:30:49 EST 2006

Paul Murphy wrote:

>>You may consider cutting back to two slaves to save system 
>>memory.  You certainly don't need 5 slaves with this mail load.

> Ah, but I do, because the mail pattern is such that I tend to get mail in
> bursts on a regular basis, where 4-5 slaves are busy for a couple of minutes.

That's fine; keep MX_MINIMUM low, but have a reasonable MX_MAXIMUM to
accomodate the bursts.



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