[Greylist-users] Timing issues (was Re: Central Database)

Michael Sims michaels at crye-leike.com
Thu Jun 26 18:27:27 PDT 2003

Quoting "David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com>:

> On Thu, 26 Jun 2003, Scott Nelson wrote:
> > Start with an initial delay of 1 minute.
> Please note that even with an initial delay of 1 second on your end,
> legitimate mail will be delayed by anywhere from 15 minutes to 4 hours or
> more, depending on the retry interval of the sending relay.

My (admittedly limited) experience indicates that some relays have even longer
retry times than that.  My cable provider at home, for example, appears to have
a queue retry time of 12 hours.  :(

Michael Sims
Project Analyst - Information Technology
Crye-Leike Realtors
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