[Mailman-Users] Sevier Issue with mails, are these compromised?

Amit Bhatt misterbhatt at gmail.com
Wed May 16 18:56:07 CEST 2012

I've also come to know there are installer script available to get rid of 
this problem, is it so? I am also suggested to use throttling. Does it solve 
such issues?


Amit Bhatt
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Stone" <lstone19 at stonejongleux.com>
To: <Mailman-Users at python.org>
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Sevier Issue with mails, are these compromised?

> On Mon, 14 May 2012, Amit Bhatt wrote:
>> Today, I've got an E-Mail from them saying that as per the mail policy, 
>> our members can send 500 mails per hour but we are exceeding the number 
>> of mails a day!
>> While the fact is we have around 360 members and we send hardly 50 to 60 
>> messages in entire day of 24:00.
>> so, I am unable to understand what's wrong with us. Are some of our mails 
>> account got hacked and compromised?
> I suspect you don't understand how emails are counted. Each list message 
> to each recipinet probably counts as one email. If I'm understanding you 
> correctly, your are sending 50 to 60 messages per day to 360 users. 50 
> times 360 is 18,000 outgoing messages per day.
>> Hostgator team has send me the number of messages and Email addresses 
>> sent from:
>> --------------------------
>> sayeverything-bounces at sayeverything.org: 11,655
> That fits with my assumption above.
> -- Larry Stone
>    lstone19 at stonejongleux.com
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