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Analyzing Delays in Outbound SMTP Channel Queue (Doc ID 1336046.1)

Last updated on APRIL 03, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When monitoring, MTA queues often show some number of messages in an outbound SMTP channel queue, such as tcp_local, and they are not due to messages failing with temporary errors and being requeued for later retry, how do you tell:

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 See which channel and specific destination is involved
 See what the active jobs are doing: Which processes are working for which channels ?
 Examine what individual processes are doing
 Notice the first two characters of the file names
 Tuning number of processes and threads
 Check why messages are Delayed
 Logging options
 Some examples of mail.log_current records:
 Further debugging
 Separate channels/queues

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