[Greylist-users] Up and running on the real sever - and I

Paul Venezia pvenezia at jpj.net
Thu Feb 16 08:39:44 PST 2006

On Feb 16, 2006, at 11:25 AM, Dennis Wynne wrote:

> I was explaining greylist / relaydelay to another admin yesterday and
> bragging on how well it has worked (along with tighter sendmail  
> params) for
> me.  He read the whitepaper at the link I provided and commented it  
> would
> never work for him - some of the MTAs that send him mail don't  
> retry for 4
> hours - and his users would not want to wait that long. The RFC  
> clearly
> suggests to retry a couple of times in the first hour, but someone  
> has just
> ignored that.

This is why I wrote the domain-based whitelist patch. Yet another  
example of lowest-common-denominator networking.



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