[Mailman-Users] stat deferred and connection reset

Patrick Bogen pdbogen at gmail.com
Mon May 8 17:57:26 CEST 2006

On 5/8/06, Barry Finkel <b19141 at britaine.ctd.anl.gov> wrote:
> The message from sendmail in the syslog:
>      relay=someserver.net, dsn=4.0.0,
>      stat=Deferred: Connection reset by someserver.net
> states that while sendmail was talking over SMTP to
>      someserver.net
> that server reset the connection.  As a result, sendmail has re-queued
> the message, and it will retry the connection at whatever time
> interval has been set in the sendmail.cf (or submit.cf) file.

I concur. To add an additional tidbit, if I had to guess I would say
that someserver.net is throttling the the rate you're trying to send

- Patrick Bogen

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