[Mailman-Users] Batch Processing

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Thu Mar 30 07:21:16 CEST 2006

In a flurry of recycled electrons, Dana Nevins wrote:

> I have an announcement list with 45,000 members, when I send an email not
> only does it severely overload the server but it also gets blocked from
> performing DNS lookups after the first few thousand lookups. 

Which MTA are you using? You may want to let mailman send it all to the
MTA and have the MTA slow the delivery. Postfix has some rate controls
(http://www.postfix.org/rate.html), I assume that most of the other
MTAs do too.

Or, I may be nuts :-).


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