[Mailman-Users] Batch Processing

Dana Nevins dana at dnevins.com
Thu Mar 30 10:31:15 CEST 2006

I am using the default Cpanel/exim configuration on redhat.


-----Original Message-----
From: Carl Zwanzig [mailto:cpz at tuunq.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2006 9:21 PM
To: Dana Nevins
Cc: mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Batch Processing

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

Or, I may be nuts :-).


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