At about the time you wrote the original message, there was a mass
mailing (unique per-user) from a certain department at UVM to many UVM
users, and the incoming mail gateways got backed up for a couple of
minutes. That might explain why your users' messages were delayed at
Tyler Whitney wrote:
> Okay, sorry all.
> I have gotten a couple complaints of emails not coming through
> immediately, like there is a delay. For instance, sending a message to
> yourself, whereas it is usually very quick... had been delayed (so long
> that a few people thought it wasn't working) ... I sent a test message
> to my UVM account from a few different off-campus accounts and hadn't
> received anything. I then sent a message to IT-DISCUSS to see if I would
> get it myself as well... and if there was a delay from me sending it
> until I received it from IT-DISCUSS.
> However, a few minutes after sending those test messages, they all came
> through to my inbox, including the message I sent to IT-DISCUSS.
> I guess I can chalk it up to a network being used a bit today?
> Sorry for the vague email before, I thought you'd all know the
> definition of "funky" being as it is quite a descriptive and definitive
Systems Architecture & Administration
Enterprise Technology Services
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT USA