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Short Description: Allows you to controll how many messages will the Domino mail router dispatch before transferring them.

How many messages will the Lotus® Domino® mail router dispatch before transferring them?
The mail router will dispatch all messages in by default. One dispatch thread will work toward dispatching all messages in the

While the Router is dispatching messages, no messages will be transferred or delivered. Additionally, during this state, the Router cannot accept any TELL commands.

The Router must be able to allocate memory to support addressing each recipient in every message in the when dispatching messages.

If you see performance issues during this time, consider using one of the following parameters to avoid the performance hit. Before doing so, you should note the following:

Set to a value that reflects the number of messages to dispatch. Once the threshold is reached, the dispatched messages are transferred to the transfer/delivery threads.

This parameter will dispatch messages from multiple mail.boxes normally.

The dispatch thread will immediately begin processing the next set of messages once transfer to the transfer/delivery threads completes.

Default value:



UI equivalent:
There is no kown UI setting for this notes.ini variable. But you can specify this setting in the notes.ini settings tab of the configuration settings document.

Applies to: