[Greylist-users] What timeouts should be used with greylisting

Evan Harris eharris at puremagic.com
Wed Jun 25 19:37:35 PDT 2003

This is a good suggestion with low impact.  I've changed the defaults to 58
minutes and 5 hours.

Since I'm making changes, I've also added a CHANGELOG file to the directory
on the website with the example code.


On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, martin dempsey wrote:

> On the subject of delay times since it seems many systems use
> retry timers with a granularity of 15min, 30min, 1hr, etc. I've seen many
> many systems miss the window by seconds.
> One system retried every four hours and missed by anywhere from 1.5 minutes
> to 6 seconds for over two days until it got lucky and made it by 3 seconds.
> It seems like changing 1hr/4hrs to 55min/4.25hrs would make a significant
> difference.
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