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Mass email using SMTP - data wanted

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by Brogan, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    For those of you who are sending email via SMTP, if you have used the Email Users function in the ACP to send to a lot of members (minimum 5K), can you post some stats with regards to how long it takes to complete?

    I'm looking for the following information:

    - SMTP provider
    - Number of emails sent
    - Time taken

    Feel free to include server stats and config if you wish.

  2. Solidus

    Solidus Well-Known Member

    I'll do this soon to 6k and report back.
    When I did it last, I think it took around 45 minutes with Mandrill.
  3. Pierce

    Pierce Well-Known Member

    Did 7.5k in 15 min. I host email with mdaemon. Which then offloads to mandrill.

    Ive also done 96k in 2 hours or so with no mandrill. I also think the mail server failed because it ran out of memory!
  4. Dynamic

    Dynamic Well-Known Member

    Just over 5 hours.
  5. JustinHawk

    JustinHawk Active Member

    About 5 k
    10-15 min

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