Re: Weird Modem issue

Rudy Komsic ( (no email) )
Mon, 24 Aug 1998 10:06:41 -0400

first of all what Mail server software you running? where is the Mailserver
located at home or at work? Try locating the Mail server at your office to
reduce the traffic over your home connection.

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Andersen <>
To: <>
Date: August 23, 1998 12:06 PM
Subject: Weird Modem issue

>I have a dedicated connection from my house to our office. 28.8 This
>connection runs a couple of mailing lists. So at sometimes the bandwidth is
>saturated. I have 16 IPs at home, and use RRAS on NT to handle routing.
>The problem I have is when mail starts sending high volumes of mail. If I
>use a USR at home, I can still get out. It is just really slow. IE (If the
>mail server is delivering mail, I can ping -w 20000 and it
>usually takes about 15000.) If I change the modem at home to a zoom I can't
>get out at all when the mail server is sending. IE (The mail server sends
>it mail, but when I try to ping something the request times out. I have
>tried all the way up to a -w 50000)
>The modem at the office is a USR Courier.
>Does anyone have any ideas or solutions for this problem?