[Mailman-Users] capacity

Greg Ward gward at mems-exchange.org
Tue Dec 11 21:21:05 CET 2001

On 11 December 2001, paul said:
> How many members can a mailman list hold?

There's no builtin limit.  Lists up to a few thousand don't present any
serious problems.  Any bigger than that, and you have to carefully tune
your MTA and Mailman in concert.  See the FAQ at


for tuning information (section 6 -- currently only Exim and Sendmail
are described).


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