[Mailman-Users] Throttling output
bernd at firmix.at
Wed Jun 14 02:02:26 CEST 2006
On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 17:36 -0500, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 11:38 PM +0200 2006-06-13, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
> >> You would also need to make sure that the first instance of
> >> sendmail (or whatever MTA) is not configured to generate Delivery
> >> Status Notices (DSNs) for delayed messages, because you know for a
> >> fact that some messages are going to be delayed for a significant
> >> period of time, and you don't want those kinds of warnings clouding
> >> the picture for Mailman.
> > Of course. But the standard/usual delay of 4 hours or so should be large
> > enough though (and I don't see a problem in raising that limit).
> I'm not convinced. If you've got a list of 22,000 recipients and
> a limit of 1000 recipients per hour, it's probably going to take a
> lot longer than four hours to get out all those messages.
Sure. I calculated more mails per hour ....
> I do remain convinced that if you're trying to do throttling
> because your provider requires it, that you are most definitely using
> the wrong provider.
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