OT: Sendmail : # of mails per TCP connection

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at fsl.com
Mon Jan 29 19:25:56 CET 2007

Hi Hakan,

Hakan VELIOGLU wrote:
> Hi,
> I upgrade my sistem to Red Hat 4 + Sendmail 8.13 + MailScanner-4.57.6-1 
> ( RPM
> install). I want to use greet_pause option.
> My MTA will wait a few seconds before greeting but after that a spammer 
> could
> send lots of mails. For this reason, I am looking for a way of limiting the
> number of mails accepted per connection. I have searched the 
> www.sendmail.org
> but couldn't find anything useful. Is there a way for doing this.
> Thanx.

Sure - see http://www.technoids.org/dossed.html for a good explanation 
of what you can do and how to do it.


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