[Mailman-Users] Outgoing SMTP connection

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Mar 28 19:37:11 CEST 2005

At 11:26 AM -0500 2005-03-28, Steven Stolarski wrote:

>    I have inherited a mail system that has a mailman 2.1.5 server using
>  'SMTPDirect' as the Delivery Module to our primary mail server.  I'm
>  interested in limiting the rate at which this system sends mail (due to
>  limited configuration options on the incoming mail server).

	If you want to do this, you need to make this change to your MTA. 

>                                                               From what I can
>  tell there use to be a very specific option to do just this, limit outgoing
>  smtp connections but that seems to have been removed by 2.1.5.

	Mailman has never had this option.

>                                                                  Is there
>  anyway to accomplish this in my version?

	Not within Mailman, no.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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