Phil, thanks for your suggestions. This is the server of the future, all right :(...I guess decent e-mail performance is an unworthy component of e-business. Oh, I know...CFINT controls it to make sure e-mail is delivered promptly. I assume Lotus Notes uses the same API and I assume their performance is somewhat better. I guess I'll stop MSF and restart it and see if I can figure out what's up.... -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Phil Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 3:51 PM To: email@example.com Subject: RE: QTMMSENDMAIL performance Reeve, MSF performance is a complaint often voiced. If you're sending only one e-mail address at a time to the API then you may want look at sending an array of e-mail addresses. This may speed things up if you're sending the same e-mail to 100's of recipients. If you're timing the mail delivery you probably should start counting when the e-mail hits your firewall. Then you'll be able to tell where the bottleneck is. Maybe your firewall can log when smtp mail passes through it? Phil > -----Original Message----- > From: firstname.lastname@example.org > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Reeve Fritchman > Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 3:14 PM > To: midrange-L@midrange.com > Subject: QTMMSENDMAIL performance > > > I hope this question doesn't require a book-length answer. > > My new 820 (V5R1, 1gb. Main, lotsa DASD) has a 128K fractional T1 to an > MCI/UUNet IP address through a NetScreen firewall. We have 7 > developers and > 4 support people on-line; our batch workload is light. So why > is a simple > QTMMSENDMAIL transaction so slow (up to 15 minutes) to reach its > destination? > > There are many factors outside the iBox which could be causing > the problem, > but sending e-mails between RoadRunner, AT&T WorldNet, and Qwest accounts > takes much less time. So the problem is in the iBox or with > MCI/UUNet (like > that would be a surprise!). > > *SHRPOOL1 is our batch subsystems; *SHRPOOL2 is HTTP and TCP tasks. No > QSYSOPR messages and we IMPL 2x/week. > > I'd appreciate any suggestions to improving MSF performance... > > 09/10/01 > 13:48:32 > % CPU used . . . . . . . : .1 System ASP . . . . . . . > : 111.6 > G > % DB capability . . . . : .0 % system ASP used . . . : > 25.1812 > Elapsed time . . . . . . : 00:00:01 Total aux stg . . . . . > : 111.6 > G > Jobs in system . . . . . : 1290 Current unprotect used . > : 1536 > M > % perm addresses . . . . : .007 Maximum unprotect . . . > : 1597 > M > % temp addresses . . . . : .012 > > Sys Pool Reserved Max > Paging > Pool Size M Size M Act Pool Subsystem Library > Option > 1 160.33 72.42 +++++ *MACHINE > *FIXED > 2 213.66 .28 61 *BASE *CALC > 3 128.00 .44 20 *SHRPOOL2 *CALC > 4 10.00 .00 1 *SPOOL *CALC > 5 256.00 .00 26 *INTERACT *CALC > 6 256.00 .00 10 *SHRPOOL1 *CALC > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) > mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > _________________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Get your free @yahoo.com address at http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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