[Mailman-Users] hotmail bouncing
lhansfor at lch-assoc.com
Tue Feb 18 18:02:44 CET 2003
At 07:13 AM 2/18/2003, David wrote:
>On 13 Feb 2003, Jon Carnes wrote:
> > Some folks on the list have hypothesized that this is due to some spam
> > rules setup on hotmail servers (but not consistent across all their
> > servers).
> > Try modifying SMTP_MAX_RCPTS (in the file mm_cfg.py):
> > # Ceiling on the number of recipients that can be specified
> > # in a single SMTP transaction. Set to 0 to submit the
> > # entire recipient list in one transaction. Only used with
> > # the SMTPDirect DELIVERY_MODULE.
> > # SMTP_MAX_RCPTS = 500
> > SMTP_MAX_RCPTS = 5
> > If that works, please let us know.
>SMTP_MAX_RCPTS = 5 seems to have resolved the problem. The most recent
>post didn't bounce.
Are there any downsides to setting SMTP_MAX_RCPTS so low? Most of my
lists are between 1,200 and 3,000 members each, and I'm wondering what the
performance hit is to set this so low.
I've not seen many problems with hotmail accounts bouncing, but fortunately
we have very few of them.
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