Thanks for the info Jim.
Last I heard from the user is that 2 out of three message he sent he had
finally received... approximately 10 minutes later for one, then a few
minutes after that for another.
I'll chalk it up to that then. As I said, I had a few delays as well.
Good to know.
On 2/1/2010 1:02 PM, Jim Lawson wrote:
> Hi Tyler,
> 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
> that time.
> 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
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