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Subject: RE: ETRN too fast!
From: Doug Clements (dsclementslinkline.com)
Date: Tue Sep 26 2000 - 13:53:17 CDT

Well, it's not really his job to wait for our mail server. We typically have
2-3 thousand mails in the queue at any given time, so it does take a few
minutes to run the queue. His 5 minute idle-timeout isn't enough, and we
have increased it temporarily to get him going, but it doesn't seem like the
correct solution.

--Doug Clements, LinkLine Communications

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-postfix-userspostfix.org
> [mailto:owner-postfix-userspostfix.org]On Behalf Of Brad Knowles
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 10:32 AM
> To: dsclementslinkline.com; postfix-userscloud9.net; Vivek Khera
> Subject: Re: ETRN too fast!
> At 9:52 AM -0700 2000/9/26, Doug Clements wrote:
> > I want him to be able to run ETRNs, I just want the smtp session to
> > slow him down so he doesn't disconnect before his messages get run.
> I don't understand why he just doesn't have the router or machine
> configured to keep the line up for at least five minutes after the
> last communication that passed through it. If you don't tear down
> the line the instant you are done transmitting your packets, this
> gives other things a chance to happen before the line is disconnected.
> Fundamentally, I don't see a way to solve this problem without
> having the customer fix their configuration.
> --
> These are my opinions -- not to be taken as official Skynet policy
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