[Mailman-Users] Restricting throughput
mark at msapiro.net
Tue Jul 29 16:25:12 CEST 2008
James Reid wrote:
>I've been running mailman for sometime (2 years) plus with all working fine.
>However, I have one list that is now getting very busy, both by volume of
>messages sent + size of each message + total number of subscribers.
>I now have a problem where if someone sends a 1MB message to the list that
>mailman will end up using almost all of the available bandwidth on my
>internet connection, making it difficult for other mail and web service to
Mailman is not using internet bandwidth (unless the outgoing MTA is
remote). This is the outgoing MTA delivering the message to the
>I'm looking at implementing QOS on my internet router with a view to giving
>mailman traffic a low priority, but am also wondering if I can slow things
>down at the mailman end.
This has been discussed many times on this list (also see
<http://wiki.list.org/x/j4A9>). There are no Mailman settings which
can be used to limit Mailman's sending rate.
>Could someone give me some suggestions?
Don't allow 1MB posts to large lists. See
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