[Mailman-Users] confirm_delay_cleared = yes vs. Mailman bounce management

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Oct 17 10:05:47 EDT 2019

On 10/17/19 2:48 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> This was due to my non-default setting:
> confirm_delay_cleared = yes
>   After sending a "your message is delayed" notification, inform the
>   sender when the delay clears up. This can result in a sudden burst of
>   notifications at the end of a prolonged network outage, and is
>   therefore disabled by default.
> The side effect was that these notifications increased the bounce
> score, although the delivery was successful.

Apparently these notifications were recognized by Mailman as fatal
bounces. If you can provide an example of the notification, we can
adjust the bounce recognizer to ignore them.

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San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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