[Mimedefang] right value for MX_MAXIMUM

Dianne Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Thu Jun 25 09:58:27 EDT 2015

On Thu, 25 Jun 2015 07:44:36 -0600
"Muthu N.C" <ncmuthu at gmail.com> wrote:

> Talking about the performance, the issue is happening multiple times
> in a day. When this happens the load is going up to 8 and sometimes
> 12. The cpu utilisation is not much, the iowait reaches to 12 to 30%.

Those are not horrible load averages for Linux.  We see decent
performance even with load averages in the high double-digits.  I
think you can increase MX_MAXIMUM to 160 or so to see if that helps.
If not, you'll need to add another machine, probably.



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