43.0 Optimizing the MTA

You can adjust how the MTA functions to optimize its performance. Before attempting optimization, you should run the MTA long enough to observe its efficiency and its impact on other network applications running on the same server. See Section 42.0, Monitoring the MTA.

Also, remember that optimizing your network hardware and operating system can make a difference in MTA performance.

The following topics help you optimize the MTA: