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Postfix - how to retry delivery of mail in queue?

I have a backup mail server in case of a failure on the main one. In that case of failure, mails come on the backup server and stay there until the main one is back. If I wait some times, the ...
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How do I permanently delete e-mail messages in the sendmail queue and keep them from coming back?

I have a pretty annoying problem here. I have been testing an application and have created some test e-mails to bogus e-mail addresses (not to mention that my server isn't really set up to send ...
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postfix takes 60-90ms to queue email — normal?

We're seeing some (maybe?) strange delays when submitting individual emails to our local Postfix server. To help diagnose the issue, I wrote a little test program which sends 5 emails: get smtp 1ms ...
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Change sender address of queued mails

Is it possible to change the sender address of mails that are already queued? The relay-server we've used so far has silently changed its policy a few days ago and rejects now mails without a ...
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How do I see what's in the run queue on GNU/Linux?

The load on my server is very high, even though there doesn't seem to be much disk activity and the CPU is idle. Using sar, I can see the run queue is getting full, but is there any way to see what's ...
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Display number of messages in linux mail queue

Is there a simple command to find out the current number of messages in the linux mail queue? mailq dumps out a verbose list, but it's not convenient for a quick overview. I'm using Ubuntu and ...
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Mac OS X Server (10.5) mail trapped in queue

We've got mail accumulating in our Leopard Server's queue and not sure exactly why. This machine has required little maintenance over the years so I'm hoping someone here spot the obvious and save us ...
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Can read/write jobs be put in a queue?

I share a server with HAL. The server has 32 GB of memory. I rarely use more than 1GB of memory, and when I do, it is for a few minutes at a time, and I don't mind sending such jobs to the back of ...
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Queue emails under linux

I have a slow distant mail relay server and a web application I'm using locks up when sending e-mails to that distant mail server, until the e-mail is sent. After the e-mail is sent the page comes ...
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sendmail queue - display number of messages per domain

Is there a simple command to find out the current number of messages per domain in the linux sendmail queue? mailq dumps out a verbose list, but it's not convenient for a quick overview. I'm using ...
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Improving Exim performance: mounting message queue on RAMdisk

I have an email server that's part of a messaging application, and it's going to see a lot of throughput. I want to mount Exim's message queue on a RAMdisk to maximize performance; throughput speed ...
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Exchange 2003 SP2 Mail Delivery Problem - Sending server sends QUIT command to EHLO response

So one of the Exchange 2003 servers I admin seems to be having trouble with sending e-mail to another domain's email server. As per my SMTP log (in NCSA format) this is what I have 66.195.209.243 - ...
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Change reception in postfix queue

After running postqueue -p i sometimes finds misspelled email-adresses, is there a way to change the reception adress (envelop to adress) of the messages, so it can be delivered. exemple: postqueue ...
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How to lock concurrent access to a shared webservice from multiple webservers?

Our production environment consists in n Apache web servers accessed by browsers via a frontal load balancer. Very typical. 99% of our HTTP requests are gracefully handled by this parallelized ...
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Printer queues with Samba and CUPS

I've successfully got Samba and CUPS working together to give nice, consistent printing interfaces with just the Postscript drivers to Windows clients both IA32 and x64 of any variants since 95. The ...
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Are Apache queue requests processed FIFO or prioritized?

As titled. Is there an strategy/implementation in Apache to prioritize request's importance to process one request before another. Example is in the case of PNG-interlace the most significant data ...
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How to check pf's queues?

I use FreeBSD and working with pf+ALTQ now. Something doesn't work and I need a tool to view what requests are marked and moved to a queue "queue_name" Need something like pftop but showing queues. ...
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Let Mac users unclog print queues

In one of the schools I work at, I was told that users are having trouble printing -- that the print queues keep getting jammed, and they are prompted for a password that they don't have to unjam ...
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Exim - Force Messages to domain before retry time

We have exim running in queue-only fashion. The reason is that we are a bulk sender (a legitimate, double opt-in) and have experienced Yahoo and Hotmail throttling. The best practices state that once ...
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Should one avoid using Hudson CI as a queue service?

I realize Hudson was not designed as a queue service per se - and that there are other projects like RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ, etc. We were recently in a situation where we needed to set up a windows ...
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Dynamic number of supervisord controlled processes

I am using supervisord's [program:x] to keep my background queue runners up and running. The amount of numprocs is set to a static number, but now I am looking for a solution to dynamically adjust the ...
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How to monitor current output/receive queue length in Linux

I want to check the capacity and performance of my network. Besides checking the txkB/s and rxkB/s via Sar, I'd also like to see the average queue length of the network interface(so that the average ...
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Emails stuck in the SMTP queue on Windows 2008 R2 Web Edition

I think this is a subject that has been covered quite extensively, but I can't seem to the resolve the issues under my own steam. I have a website that needs to be able to send emails out; it's ...
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Installing resque on amazon ec2 instances

My problem is to process images through ec2 instances. Based this similar question: Separate server for Resque workers And in this article: ...
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How to loop queue checking code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disconnect modem when postfix queue empty This script code checks to see if the postfix mail queue empty and if true it disconnects my modem. #!/bin/sh postqueue ...
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Configure Postfix to send out mail just in CERTAIN hours?

I have some monitoring scripts on a couple of servers checking stuff that's not too critical (but that I indeed would like to receive email alerts for). I use Postfix and my SMTP-to-SMS email ...
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exim and clear invalid e-mails

I have an exim queue now of over 1000 e-mails and I want to run the queue and delete all the e-mails that are going to invalid e-mails(ones that no longer exist)
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sendmail - make sure an email is sent

I'm trying to send emails through sendmail, and preventing them from being queued. I only want the emails to be sent, which has been an extreme problem so far. in both sendmail.cf, and submit.cf, I ...
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Is there a way I can queue long running tasks?

Is there a way I can do the following in a unix terminal: Start a long running process Add another long running process to start when the previous is done Repeat step 2 until I have queued the ...
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Monitoring tool with custom views / templates?

i am currently looking for an open-source monitoring solution like zabbix and icinga. While these both seem to be very powerful for monitoring generic states of hard- and software, I am missing ...
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Task spooler for computing server on Debian

Recently our university has bought an computing server with one multi-core Xeon and 4 powerfull GeForce videocard for lessons on discipline "High perfomance computing with CUDA". There is Debian ...
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How to delete contents of sendmail's deferred queue?

I'm testing a moderately high volume (eventually possibly up to 100,000 or so) of emails in a script I'm writing. I'm generating a list of emails that will end up in one of my accounts and having the ...
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How to Delete All Message From Queue In Exchange Server 2007

I want to delete all message from Queue. How can I do it with Exchange Server 2007
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How to Queue Samba Transactions on Serverside

We have a 20TB samba server with 2x10TB RAID5 à 2TB harddisks. There are a lot of connections which result in much seek overhead. My idea is to queue the clients without them recognizing it. Is there ...
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Disconnect modem when postfix queue empty

in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/script I have the following that runs fetchmail when the ppp0 interface is up (connected) and when it finish the modem ends internet conection automatically. #!/bin/sh ...
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Exim queue in WHM

I've got the centos server with WHM. The mail server is exim. I need exim put all messages in queue and not sending directly.Though I've added the queue_only option to exim configuration and the ...
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Oracle 10.2.0.1 --> 10.2.0.4 patchset errors on Advanced Queuing tables. Serious or not?

We're running Oracle on RHEL 5.4 64-bit. We recently did an upgrade from 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4. Many errors were generated during the upgrade (sample listed below from trace.log) but during ...
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SMTP Remote Queue on Exchange 2003

We are currently using Windows Server 2003 R2 with Exchange 2003 and SolarWinds Exchange Monitor to monitor. A couple of weeks ago the SMTP remote queue began to build up and it got to about 150 ...
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Postfix timeout for unsent emails

I am using Postfix for send about 20 000 – 30 000 e-mail per day. For messages not ended into a spam, the script is running with 1 second break every email send. As a result, e-mail are sending about ...
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what user is sending emails from mailq

I have a debian box with postfix on it. I checked the mailq and I do not understand how to read the mailq. I need to know witch user is used to send this emails. here is a example 0F87797868C ...
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PHP-ZMQ pecl installation error - Unable to find libzmq installation

I've run below shell command as per ZeroMQ website to install PHP-ZMQ: sudo pear channel-discover pear.zero.mq sudo pecl install pear.zero.mq/zmq-beta Below are traces for the installation: ...
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Sending faxes from Asterisk (email to fax) — is any feedback possible?

I am about to make some email to fax gateway --- some python program will make Asterisk call files and put them into some queue (files or db based). Then another program should take "call tasks" from ...
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Plesk Qmail Queue Exploding From Possible Webform Attack

The qmail queue on my server (running Plesk on CentOS 5.2) balloons up to 120,000+ messages in the queue overnight. The messages in the queue are obviously spam. I've cleared them out over the last ...
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Messages stuck in qmail queue forever

I have this problem with outgoing emails on one server. When the queue is clean, it sends emails pretty good, but in a few days, it happens that queue gets filled up with a few MAILER-DAEMON messages ...
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Priorize linux traffic in same protocol (http download vs htto browsing) with htb/tc

I have a big time reading but i cant figure-out how to do this. always i have a download in mu network all http browsing are affected, i need to do some specific or dont use sfq ? some one have a ...
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How to specify the equivalent of ppn (on PBS) in SGE queuing system?

Is there a way to specify the ppn ( or equivalent ) in SGE ? i don't want to use all cpus in one node so i will be able to have more memory per core. ( In PBS you would do -l nodes=16:ppn=2 for ...
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Why is my mail stuck in the queue with the status “retry” in Exchange 2003?

I have been having a problem recently where some of our mail is not getting to clients. I looked into the Message queue on my SBS2k3 server and noticed that several recipients are showing up in the ...
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Mail queue directory stuck in IIS SMTP server

We have an IIS SMTP server which sends out a largish number of mails (4000 or so) in batches overnight, and recently we've seen mails get "stuck" in the queue directory. Normally restarting the SMTP ...
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Heartbeat value configuration for RabbitMQ

I have RabbitMQ set up on a Debian server. I find myself in a situation currently whereby I need to change (or perhaps enable?) the heartbeat value for RabbitMQ. I have not been able to find any ...
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Websphere MQ - Query view message with long time in queue

I need a query or just a command to see stopped/delayed/waiting messages in a queue, but for long time.