Category :Mail

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Lotus Traveler is becoming increasingly mission critical. The allure of anywhere/anytime email and calendar access is hard to resist. Once you’ve installed Traveler on your phone, it’s hard to imagine how you got by without it. Here at RPR Wyatt it’s not different…. we’re all Traveler addicts 🙂 So it is not surprising that our..

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I got a question today from a user wondering why the numbers that Domino reports and the numbers that VitalSigns reports for pending mail don’t always match. On a healthy Domino server, a given pending message might sit in the mail.box file just a few seconds.   New messages are constantly pouring in while the oldest..

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One of our customers sent me the following story: I have a question over “Held Mail”.  This morning we had a problem with one of our Servers and Scanmail for Domino.  The Scanmail task was marking all messages as “Held” – all 2500 + emails .  The Scanmail task had failed (on the Domino console..

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The Mail Health Tab has a new module which displays the current values of selected Mail Statistics in a  grid at the top of the screen and some instrumentation at the bottom. One thing to point out is the Delivered Mail Size graph, which parses out the values of statistics such as Mail_DeliveredSize_10KB_to_100KB and presents..

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By request, we added additional mail statistics to the list of those that are tracked. The new statistics are Mail.AverageServerHops, Mail.AverageDeliverTime, and Mail.AverageSizeDelivered. These statistics can be graphed and reported on.  This is available in Version 8.7.2 and later, and requires the VitalSigns Monitoring Service build 2112.

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As you know, Domino servers can have one or more mail.box files.  But how do you know if your server needs another one?   IBM says simple: just calculate the value of  (Mail.MailBox.Accesses/Mail.MailBox.AccessConflicts) * 100.  Seriously. The result should be consistently under 2.  If the value is greater than 2, your server could benefit from..

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There is a new feature added to VitalSigns 8.6.4 which allows administrators to get alerts if a specific message in the outbound queue is older than a certain threshold, for example if the message has been sitting there for 15 minutes without being routed.  This feature was added for a customer that sends alerts to..