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Re: mail delivery time on nanog-l (was Re: Die thread, DIE!)

  • From: Mikael Abrahamsson
  • Date: Thu Aug 22 01:22:39 2002

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Chris Adams wrote:

> Well, on the thread in question, my response took 15 minutes to get back
> to me (well, 15:06 to be precise).  That is by far the largest RTT for a
> list that I've posted to lately (not counting lists with servers down,
> etc.).
> 

Here are two examples. I have seen email with 20+ minutes delay even on
the last hop to me, though in the first example it was only 4-5 minutes.  
In the first example most of the delay is within merit, on the last one
the majority of the delay is from trapdoor to my box.

Return-Path: <owner-nanog@merit.edu>                                                                
Received: from trapdoor.merit.edu (trapdoor.merit.edu [198.108.1.26])                               
        by uplift.swm.pp.se (8.11.6/8.9.3) with ESMTP id g7LLDkM25219                               
        for <swmike@swm.pp.se>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 23:13:46 +0200                                     
Received: by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix)                                                           
        id 1EDD29138D; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 17:10:18 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog-outgoing@trapdoor.merit.edu                                                     
Received: by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix, from userid 56)                                           
        id 3A048913BB; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 17:09:25 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu                                                              
Received: from segue.merit.edu (segue.merit.edu [198.108.1.41])                                     
        by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id 5D91191313                                    
        for <nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:50:00 -0400 
(EDT)                       
Received: by segue.merit.edu (Postfix)                                                              
        id 3D8E65DDAF; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:50:00 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog@nanog.org                                                                       
Received: from mx0.inoc.net (mx0.inoc.net [64.246.130.30])                                          
        by segue.merit.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id 120745DD9F                                       
        for <nanog@nanog.org>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:50:00 -0400 (EDT)                                
Received: from nimbus (unverified [10.0.0.111]) by mx0.inoc.net                                     
 (Vircom SMTPRS 5.3.232) with ESMTP id <B0004784738@mx0.inoc.net>;                                  
 Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:49:59 -0400                                  

Another example:

Return-Path: <owner-nanog@merit.edu>                                                                
Received: from trapdoor.merit.edu (trapdoor.merit.edu [198.108.1.26])                               
        by uplift.swm.pp.se (8.11.6/8.9.3) with ESMTP id g7LL0AM24539                               
        for <swmike@swm.pp.se>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 23:00:11 +0200                                     
Received: by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix)                                                           
        id 1440191379; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:37:29 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog-outgoing@trapdoor.merit.edu                                                     
Received: by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix, from userid 56)                                           
        id 6EB0991384; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:32:55 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu                                                              
Received: from segue.merit.edu (segue.merit.edu [198.108.1.41])                                     
        by trapdoor.merit.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id CC01891378                                    
        for <nanog@trapdoor.merit.edu>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:31:04 -0400 
(EDT)                       
Received: by segue.merit.edu (Postfix)                                                              
        id AB8455DDAF; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:31:04 -0400 (EDT)                                        
Delivered-To: nanog@nanog.org                                                                       
Received: from lerlaptop.iadfw.net (lerlaptop.iadfw.net [206.66.13.21])                             
        by segue.merit.edu (Postfix) with ESMTP id 1D19A5DD9F                                       
        for <nanog@nanog.org>; Wed, 21 Aug 2002 16:31:04 -0400 (EDT)                                
Received: from localhost (localhost [127.0.0.1])                                                    
        by lerlaptop.iadfw.net (8.12.5/8.12.5) with ESMTP id 
g7LKV0dQ003881;                        
        Wed, 21 Aug 2002 15:31:00 -0500 (CDT)                                                       
        (envelope-from ler@lerctr.org)

-- 
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike@swm.pp.se






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