[Greylist-users] Comcast & Greylisting

William Blunn bill--greylist at blunn.org
Tue Dec 12 02:53:23 PST 2006

Barb Dijker wrote:
> Comcast servers retry once a day!


> The secret sauce is to open auto_record_life_secs to 25 hours. No need 
> to whitelist and have to keep up with what IPs they use.
> A setting of 25 hours keeps your database somewhat larger, but it 
> doesn't let in more spam than a setting of 5 hours.

Sounds like a broken default to me.

My system defaults to expiring un-retried triples after a week. That is 
the number I came up with on day one a couple of years ago and I've 
never needed to tweak it.


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