Stop incoming mail if message queue exceeds set value
ecasarero at gmail.com
Wed May 6 03:40:48 IST 2009
2009/5/5 Alex Neuman <alex at rtpty.com>:
>> milter-limit? http://www.milter.info/sendmail/milter-limit/ this
>> milter responses with a 451 xxxx when the amount of N emails in M time
>> is reached, example when you have recieved 1000 emails in less than 5
>> minutes sendmail starts answering with 451 (while the 5 minutes are
>> not complete) so the traffic should go away to other box.
> You have to take into account some broken mailservers will treat this as
> undeliverable and some others (broken in different ways) will take a long
> time to retry using the next server. You should keep an eye out for the
> possibility, even though it is remote.
i'm actually using milter-greylisting, in fact i did have problems in
the past with bugged Exchange's (just a couple) now a days i have no
In my setup i apply limits per to_address, no to_domain.
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