[Greylist-users] Greylisting is great but...
camis at mweb.co.za
Wed Dec 1 07:48:04 PST 2004
Paul Schwarz wrote:
> Road Runner for example waits 1 hr on retries. Seems like 1/2 of the
> people we deal with use road runner SMTP servers. 1 hour is a long
> time when you have a blueprint coming to you. Of course to be fair I
> must say that our great spam software white-lists all outgoing messages,
> so if you reply to the delayed person they won't be delayed ever again.
> Some newsletters wait sometime 1 day to resend things or don't resend.
> If we were is a perfect world every email server would try every 30
> minutes and there wouldn't be too much of an issue.
> My quandary is should I stop greylisting or live with the problems. A
> hard decision
The answer is really simple, whitelist the remote MTA's.
Certain greylisting implementations provide automatic
whitelisting of MTA's when they deliver more than X
'authenticated' triplets. (At least my implementation does,
i got the idea from Wietse Venema).
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