[Mailman-Users] How about throttling?
mark at msapiro.net
Wed Dec 3 17:56:10 CET 2008
Adam Corley wrote:
>I've read everything I can find about throttling mailman. Everything I
>found said it cannot be done.
>Mailman is the slickest, easy-to-use mailer out there and I'd really
>like to continue using it. We just need to find a way to throttle it on
You could modify Mailman/Handlers/SMTPDirect.py to limit the number of
recipients sent per minute/hour/whatever, but if you do this, you need
to be sure you don't set the limit too low or Mailman's out/ queue
will become backlogged and all messages from Mailman will be delayed
by hours/days depending on how severe the backlog is.
Anything other than a simple, installation wide limit would require a
major modification to Mailman's outgoing mail processing.
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