Re: [exim] smtp_accept_queue_per_connection

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Author: John Burnham
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To: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] smtp_accept_queue_per_connection
Arthur Hagen wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 16:34 +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> >
> > With exim, it is a good idea not to start queue runners from cron.
>
> Why, exactly? Please be technical. For a machine that
> doesn't need an
> smtp listener, it frees up having an unnecessary daemon running except
> at queue run time. That is, to my knowledge, the preferred way of
> running both exim and sendmail on a system without an SMTP listener.
>

Without a daemon, some of the queue config options like queue_run_max won't work
(there's no daemon to keep track of the queue runners). This may or may not
concern you.
J