Thanks, everyone, for the advice.
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Oberholtzer
Sent: Wednesday, April 06, 2011 4:52 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: RES: e-mail servers
The only thing we have found is the Linux version gets fixes and new stuff a
bit faster than the native i version does, otherwise there is next to no
difference. A client we know uses the same software and sends out many
thousands of emails a day without any issue at all.
Due to the architecture of the product, I would guess a WinDohs version
would be "sluggish"........
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects
On 4/6/2011 3:54 PM, Rubens wrote:
For years we use Communigate Pro on iSeries, it's amazingly better
than the native OS/400 SMTP server.
All our mail applications are based on it. On their website there's a
free version to try on different platforms.
Yesterday I've sent an e-mail to 6,000 adresses, in 10 minutes about
5,500 were received.
Some numbers to think about:
Speed: Up to 10 mails/second
Average Day: Some 15,000 mails: 5,000 in + 10,000 out
PS: Jim, any big difference between running it natively or on Linux?
We've did some experiments on small Windows Servers, but it did well
only with very small loads.
Em nome de Thomas Garvey
Enviada em: quarta-feira, 6 de abril de 2011 16:37
Para: 'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'
Assunto: e-mail servers
Some advice, please. I know this is off subject for this discussion
What e-mail servers can you recommend, and what are the hardware and
We have a System i application that creates e-mails and using the
System i e-mail server just isn't cutting it in response time. It can
sometimes takes 10 minutes to get it to forward an e-mail. The same
application running on a different System i with a separate e-mail
server (i.e. NOT using the System i e-mail server) SEEMS to just
scream. IT takes seconds for a created e-mail to arrive at its
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