[Mailman-Users] Mailman Bounce Messages
postmaster at damon-family.org
Sat Feb 14 01:46:33 CET 2015
On 2/13/15 11:41 AM, Tapia, Rene wrote:
> A while back I replaced our older Mailman Server with a SLES 11 SP3 Server. The Mailman Version is 2.1.14. Everything is running fine for the most past.
> The only issue that I have is that when certain large email lists send emails containing attachments the .pck bounce messages in /var/lib/mailman/data grow rapidly and fills up all the disk. These lists are large and I know for a face a lot of these email addresses no longer exists. I have a 60GB disk dedicated to /var and space is not an issue. It always sits at 40% utilization until someone send an email to these lists. Is there something that I can do to avoid this from happening? Any help would be appreciated.
> René Tapia
Can you adjust the bounce thresholds on the list to get it to
automatically remove most of the bad addresses? You might need to send a
"probe" message once a day for a few days to get multiple bounces from
bad addresses to avoid dropping people with transient problems.
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