[Mailman-Users] OT: Yahoo Deferrals
jeffg at turners.com
Fri Oct 2 19:21:02 CEST 2009
On Fri, 2 Oct 2009 19:12:12 +0200, Ralf Hildebrandt
<Ralf.Hildebrandt at charite.de> wrote:
> * Jeff Grossman <jeffg at turners.com>:
>> I have a question regarding Yahoo deferrals. I know this subject has
>> been talked about a lot. Everything I could find via Google was from at
>> least a year ago though. I was wondering if anybody has found new ways
>> of limiting the Yahoo deferrals? I run two mailing lists.
> I run (with others) mail.python.org, and we send assloads of mail to
> What we did:
> * set up DKIM for python.org
> * subscribed to/set up Yahoo's FBL: http://feedbackloop.yahoo.net/
> * made sure that whoever complains @yahoo gets unsubscribed silently
> within a jiffy.
> We haven't seen any large scale deferrals for a long time now.
> I also use:
> yahoo.com slow:
> in transport_maps with
> slow unix - - - - - smtp
> in master.cf and
> slow_delivery_rate_delay = 1s
> in main.cf
Thank you for that. I forgot to mention that I did setup DKIM for the
domain I am sending mail from. That is the only way to get added to their
FBL. I will add the slow_delivery_rate_delay and see if that also makes a
I am also unsubscribing anybody who complains as soon as I get the feedback
e-mail from Yahoo. I have only started doing that for the past two weeks
though. So maybe this deferral problem will go away.
More information about the Mailman-Users