Can my resolvers cause slow DNS lookup queries?
Absolutely! Your server's resolvers are the set of nameservers to which your system will perform DNS queries to resolve IPv4 & IPv6 addresses.
This means that if you have a resolver which is experiencing issues, or has a poor connection between your server, one effect this could bring would be slow DNS resolutions.
If this delay is long enough, it can cause Exim to extend the lookup long enough to where Webmail applications may appear to not work due to the long resolution time.
To address this, you will want to modify your resolvers: