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Michael Baird mike at
Wed Sep 6 15:25:05 IST 2006

On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 09:46 -0400, Ed Bruce wrote:
> Res wrote:
> >
> >
> > I agree the earlier checks do a lot of the work, bad helos, make em
> > have forward and reverse DNS (which gets about 90% more) but can be a
> > problem with some of the Australian govt depts who dont know what dns
> > is :)
> > greet pause is very handy feature and its ability to no-delay your own
> > users or others that are trusted doesnt upset your own customers, I
> > dont believe in greylisting tho, in many cases its more of a pain and
> > can cause lengthy delays, especially when you have users who expect
> > mail to be in their inbox 5 minutes *before* the sender sends it, you
> > know the types...
> > and with multiple MX's if it hits anothers box its delayed again and
> > so on and so on, yes it happens, not to us but to other admins i know
> > who tried it.
> >
> >
> >
> Interesting. I just added greylisting and my stats with MS reversed. I
> run MailWatch and when I would log in the morning I would have only
> 12-15% of email id as clean. Now it is regularly 75-80% clean. And so
> far it has only been one user that wanted their email now that had two
> emails delayed. Luckily they complain so much nobody cared :)
I actually have my delay set to 1 minute, none of my customers have
complained about the delay since I've been running it. (I did have some
sites I had to whitelist).

Michael Baird

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